California Fish and Wildlife Journal: Special Issues

"Proceedings of the 2022 Science Symposium: Addressing Global Challenges through Accessible and Actionable Science"

Did you recently attend and share your work in an oral or poster presentation at the 2022 Science Symposium?

The Biennial Science Symposium brings together California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) scientists and collaborators to share their research, program activities, and other information relevant to CDFW's mission to protect the state's natural resources. This Special Issue of the California Fish and Wildlife Journal will serve as an outlet for chronicling the important research, discussions, and scientific advances shared during the Symposium. All presenters (both oral and poster) are encouraged to submit a manuscript for inclusion in the Proceedings.

Publication Timeline

  • Manuscript submission deadline: Rolling, contact EIC for information
  • Expected publication date: Spring 2023

Previous Special Issues

  • "Effects of Human-Wildlife Interactions on California's Natural Resources: Conflict and Coexistence" (November 2021)
  • "The California Endangered Species Act: Successes and Challenges" (July 2021)
  • "Effects of Fire on California's Natural Resources" (November 2020)
  • "Impacts of Cannabis Cultivation on Fish and Wildlife Resources" (October 2020)
  • "Effects of Non-consumptive Recreation on Wildlife in California" (May 2020)
  • "Proceedings of the 14th Biennial WAFWA Deer and Elk Workshop" (October 2022)

Previous special issues can be accessed on the Contents page.

See our Submissions page for more information about the Journal's submission requirements. Please note: all page fees are waived for special issue submissions.