CDFW to Hold Public Outreach Meeting Regarding Type A and B Wildlife Areas

Media Contacts:
Larry Wyckoff, CDFW Bay Delta Region, (707) 944-5542
Patrick Graham, CDFW Grizzly Island Wildlife Area, (707) 425-3828
Jeff Stoddard, CDFW Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, (530) 757-2461
Kirsten Macintyre, CDFW Communications, (916) 322-8988

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Bay Delta Region will hold a public meeting to discuss the impacts of the statewide drought on Type A and B wildlife areas. The meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 15 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Solano County Mosquito Abatement District Office, 2950 Industrial Court, Fairfield (94533).

CDFW will provide hunters with updates on habitat conditions, availability of water for wetlands and possible impacts to hunting programs on public lands. State wildlife areas to be discussed include Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area and the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area complex.

Hunters will have the opportunity make comments and provide recommendations to CDFW staff.

There will also be a discussion regarding the newly adopted lands regulations for Liberty Island Ecological Reserve at approximately 3 p.m. According to the new regulations, any decoys and/or hunting blinds must be removed from the reserve daily.

According to state law (Title 14 CCR, section 1758), CDFW shall annually provide an opportunity for hunters to comment and make recommendations on public hunting programs, including anticipated habitat conditions in the hunting areas on Type A and B wildlife areas.