State representatives will recognize landowners, grape growers, agencies and environmental groups for their part in the development of voluntary programs to save water and protect local fish species in the Russian River watershed during the drought. The recognition will take place at a press conference on Friday, Oct. 2 at the Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & … Continue reading Landowners, Grape Growers, Government and Others Partner to Protect Juvenile Coho
Media Contacts: Alex Letvin, CDFW Marine Region, (707) 576-3456 Carrie Wilson, CDFW Communications, (831) 649-7191 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reminds ocean sport anglers to be vigilant about properly identifying their salmon before keeping them. The ocean salmon fishing season in California is well underway and proper identification is critical for the survival … Continue reading Coho Salmon Identification is Critical in California’s Ocean Fisheries
The Department of Fish and Game reminds sport anglers to be vigilant about properly identifying their salmon before keeping them.
The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) recently released adult coho salmon in Salmon Creek, Sonoma County to reestablish a coho salmon population.
The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will be in Fort Jones on August 16 to discuss coho salmon in the Shasta and Scott valleys. A community meeting will be held that day from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fort Jones Community Center on 11960 East Street.
Scientists working on the recovery of endangered coho salmon in northern California appreciate success even if it comes in small doses. Field biologists from the California Department of Fish and Game are reporting the largest number of coho returning to spawn in Sonoma County tributaries of the Russian River in more than a decade.
Media Contacts: Carol Singleton, CDFW Communications, (916) 322-8962 Armand Gonzales, SWAP Project Lead, (916) 616-0691 After a multi-year effort involving conservation groups, agencies, tribes, private landowners and other stakeholders, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has completed the 2015 State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) Update. The action plan is now under review by … Continue reading CDFW Completes Update to the State Wildlife Action Plan
A western Sonoma County water district is releasing water from its facility to help save fish in an important Sonoma County watershed during the critical drought period. The Camp Meeker Recreation and Parks District (CMRPD) has begun releasing untreated water from its water treatment facility into Upper Dutch Bill Creek, a tributary to Russian … Continue reading Camp Meeker Water District Releasing Water to Save Salmon
As the warm weather returns, humans are not the only species coming out to enjoy the sun. Snakes, too, can be found basking in the sun’s rays. Although most snakes in the state are harmless, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds the public to steer clear of the venomous rattlesnake and know … Continue reading CDFW Reminds the Public to be Rattlesnake Safe When Outdoors
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites Sonoma County residents to two upcoming public meetings to discuss the impacts of the drought on endangered coho salmon and other aquatic life. CDFW is urging landowners to commit to voluntary water conservation measures in critical watersheds as a necessary means to save the fish. The … Continue reading CDFW to Host Public Meetings to Initiate Partnership with Sonoma County Landowners