Bats in California

Did you know that there are 25 bat species that live in California? Every night bats fly through our fields, neighborhoods and cities, eating massive numbers of insect pests. They are vital to maintaining a healthy ecosystem and benefit our crops by reducing the... Read More.

California has lost 1.83 Million acres to fires

Today, more than 14,300 firefighters remain on the front lines of 15 active large wildfires that have burned more than 1.83 million acres. Get the latest on these incidents at:

All California National Forest Lands Closed

All California National Forest lands close through September 17th. Hopes of reducing visitor traffic will lessen the likelihood of new fire starts as continued extreme drought and fire conditions are expected.   USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety VALLEJO, Calif., —... Read More.

Caldor Fire Now No.1 Priority in California

The Caldor Fire burning in EL Dorado County has now become no. 1 in priority in California, and as Cal Fire Director Thom Porter puts it, the fire is “knocking on the door to the Lake Tahoe Basin”. It has burned over 130,000 acres... Read More.

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closes Nine Northern California

Forest Service News Release Public Inquiries: Regional Hotline: 707-562-9113 [email protected] Media Contact: [email protected] USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closes Nine Northern California National Forests for Public Safety, Joining Eldorado NF VALLEJO, Calif., — August 19, 2021. To better provide public and firefighter safety due to extreme fire conditions throughout northern California, and strained... Read More.

California Fish & Game

Big game hunters: We are receiving many questions from tag holders about refunds, preference point reinstatements, exchanges and other considerations given several active wildfires in popular hunting areas – including the Antelope Fire in Siskiyou County, the Monument Fire in Trinity County, the McFarland... Read More.

California Fish & Game asking Anglers to follow Hoot Owl hours

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is requesting that anglers voluntarily avoid fishing after 12 p.m. on select waters throughout California. This approach directs anglers to focus their angling during the cooler “hoot owl” periods of the day when water temperatures are... Read More.

Lassen County Sheriff named President of California State Sheriff’s Association

28, 2021 916-375-8000 CALIFORNIA STATE SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW OFFICERS FOR 2021-2022 On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, the California State Sheriffs’ Association (CSSA) held its 127th Annual Conference Installation Banquet in Butte County. CSSA was honored to have California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Senator Brian Dahle swear in... Read More.