Wildlife Officers to Conduct Checkpoints in Nevada County

Media Contacts:
Lt. Chris Stoots, CDFW Law Enforcement, (916) 651-9982
Janice Mackey, CDFW Communications, (916) 322-8908

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be conducting wildlife checkpoints in October and November to promote safety, education and compliance with laws and regulations.

Wildlife officers will be at the California Department of Food and Agriculture Inspection Station on westbound Interstate 80 in Truckee from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates:

-Sunday, Oct. 18
-Saturday, Nov. 14
-Sunday, Nov. 22

Wildlife checkpoints encourage safety and sportsmanship by promoting voluntary compliance with laws and regulations through education, preventative patrol and enforcement.

All anglers and hunters will be required to stop and submit to an inspection. CDFW officers will also be providing informative literature about the invasive quagga mussel to anglers and chronic wasting disease to deer hunters.