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Environmental Impact Report released for proposal to restore Paiute cutthroat trout to Silver King Creek in Alpine County, California

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) released the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) today for the Paiute Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project. DFG certified the EIR pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. DFG and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) have jointly undertaken environmental review of…


DFG Reminds Anglers to Purchase 2010 Fishing Licenses

New Fishing Regulations to Take Effect in March   As 2009 draws to a close, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) reminds anglers to purchase a new sport fishing license before casting a line in 2010. Licenses are required of any person 16 years of age or older when…


Fishing Closures Lifted for Most of Alameda Shoreline

Only One Beach Remains Closed to Harvesting State officials today lifted fishing and shellfish harvesting closures for most of Alameda County’s shoreline. The only restrictions remain at Crown Memorial State Beach, where mussel and shellfish harvesting remain closed. The closures were imposed on Oct. 30, the same day as the…


DFG to Co-Sponsor Wild Turkey Clinic in San Diego County

10/28/2009 – The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) and the National Wild Turkey Federation’;s (NWTF) San Diego chapter will co-sponsor a wild turkey hunting clinic Nov. 7. The clinic will be held at the Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve in San Diego County. The clinic is from 9 a.m….


CA DFG Announces Cancellation of 2009 American River Salmon Festival

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) and its sponsors and partners have canceled the 2009 American River Salmon Festival. The action was prompted by budget and staff cuts experienced by many of the sponsors and partners, state employee furloughs and negative economic conditions. The annual October celebration has been…


CA DFG Seeks Resources, Partners for Development of a Lobster Fishery Management Plan

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is working to identify resources and partners that will help develop a spiny lobster Fisheries Management Plan (FMP). DFG is considering the California spiny lobster because it is a key species that supports important recreational and commercial fisheries in the Southern California…


Five New K-9 Teams to Join CA Department of Fish and Game Patrol

Five police service dogs and their warden handlers will graduate from the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) K-9 Academy July 17 in Riverside County. Following the commencement, DFG will have twenty K-9 teams deployed in counties throughout the state to help stop poaching and other criminal activities that harm…


Stranded Chinook Salmon Successfully Rescued from ButteCreek of California

State and federal fisheries experts have successfully captured and transported 26 spring run Chinook salmon stranded in Butte Creek near Chico. The fish, which are listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act, had stopped their migratory journey through the lower reach of the river because of rising water…


DFG Seeks Local Volunteers for Mourning Dove Banding Program

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is seeking volunteers in the Blythe area to participate in its Mourning Dove Banding Program. The imprinted bands that are attached to birds’ legs are an important tool used by wildlife managers to help them evaluate mourning dove populations. Band recovery data is…


Poachers Threaten Monterey’s Endangered Black Abalone

California game wardens recently made two new arrests in a series of black abalone poaching cases in Monterey County. Jerry Jones, 37, of Monterey, and Terry Callahan, 47, of Seaside were arrested by the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) on May 13 after being found in possession of 51…