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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • February 16, 2024
A black bear walks a Forest Service dirt road.

In recent weeks, misinformation about black bears has been circulating online and on flyers posted throughout the Lake Tahoe community. With all this information swirling, it can be challenging to tell inaccurate information from facts – supported by science. The Tahoe Interagency Bear Team (TIBT) is here to help!

Categories: Bears, Education, Environment, Human Wildlife Conflict
  • February 12, 2024
Wolf lying in grassy area.

As part of its evaluation of the Wolf-Livestock Compensation Pilot Program, CDFW today is posting outstanding wolf depredation reports dating back to August 2023. The depredation reports confirm 16 wolf depredations totaling a loss of 18 livestock. With this posting, CDFW can now finalize review of existing program applications and eligibility of livestock producers to receive payments for direct losses.

Categories: Human Wildlife Conflict, Rare Species, Wolves
  • November 3, 2023
large hooved mammal crossing the street with brown vegetation in background

It’s that time of year when CDFW reminds drivers to be aware of wildlife on state roads and highways.

Categories: Deer, Human Wildlife Conflict, Wildlife
  • October 25, 2023
A black bear, standing on its hind legs, investigates a bear box in a Tahoe Basin campground looking for food.

In the Tahoe Basin, the changing leaves and cooler temperatures can only mean one thing – fall is here. With the transition of the seasons, bears are changing their behavior as well.

Categories: Bears, Environment, Human Wildlife Conflict, Urban Wildlife
  • September 27, 2023
a beaver sitting in water in natural habitat

CDFW has announced the availability of up to $2 million in grant funding for non-lethal beaver damage management, in support of ecosystem restoration and protection under the Nature-Based Solutions Initiative and CDFW’s beaver restoration and human-wildlife conflict program objectives.

Categories: Environment, General, Human Wildlife Conflict, Urban Wildlife, Wildlife

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