CDFW is encouraging hunters to participate in the state’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance program. With deer hunting season already underway throughout the state, the department says when a deer is taken you should stop by a CWD sampling station to have... Read More.
As banned book week wraps up, an annual event to celebrate the freedom to read, a nonprofit for literary freedom says over 1600 books have been banned across the nation throughout 500 school districts in the last school year, the most in any one... Read More.
Wild pigs are becoming a growing concern for Californians leaving a large impact on some local areas. CDFW Wildlife Branch Chief Scott Gardner says “non-native species, when introduced, can become prolific and destructive over time.” That’s why the department is moving forward... Read More.
Californians are watching the Governor’s race closely, says a recent poll of voters. If the election were to be held today likely voters show, 58 percent would vote for Gavin Newsom and 31 percent would vote for Brian Dahle, Lassen... Read More.
A new grant program has opened to develop and revise community wildfire protection plans and implement projects to make them successful. Over 1 billion dollars has been granted over the next 5 years to support these efforts through the bipartisan infrastructure law, which will... Read More.
Your art could be on a stamp. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is holding its annual art contest to select the design for the state’s 2022-2023 upland game bird stamp. If you are 18 and older and a U.S. resident you... Read More.
Your Big Mac will soon be costing you upwards of 20% more. Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law that the newly formed, Fast food Council can raise the minimum wage for fast food workers to $22 per hour. Newsom signed the law this... Read More.
California says you can no longer use single-use propane canisters while camping within the next five years. Last month in a first-ever for the state, a bill passed that bans the sale of all single-use propane canisters, and those who violate it will see... Read More.
Statewide flex alerts are possible throughout the Labor Day weekend as a heat advisory is in place through Tuesday of next week. The Plumas County Sheriff’s office has issued a statement that they have also been alerted to possible PG&E rolling blackouts. Though they... Read More.
The year's second and final free fishing day is here. You can fish the waters this Saturday without a fishing license to end the summer season. The California Fish and Wildlife Department hopes you get hooked on fishing or take the opportunity to introduce... Read More.