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SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been detected for the first time in free-ranging California wildlife.
The Eurasian strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI H5N1) was detected in two mountain lions in Mono County in December 2022 and January 2023, according to wildlife health experts with CDFW.
CDFW has released an updated report identifying the most important areas to advance wildlife connectivity projects.
State and federal agencies in California are joining forces to address the decline of monarch butterflies and other pollinator species in the state.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is pleased to announce the 10th annual California Invasive Species Youth Art and Video Contest.
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