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Recreational Ocean Salmon Seasons Open

Recreational Ocean Salmon Seasons Open

Ocean salmon anglers off the California coast will be able to spend more time on the water this year chasing after King Salmon (also known as Chinook Salmon). Sport fisheries in the Klamath Management Zone will open from late May through early September. Fort Bragg and San Francisco areas will reopen mid-May after a short-term […]

Lead-Free Hunting Takes Effect Statewide July 1

Lead-Free Hunting Takes Effect Statewide July 1

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) wants to remind hunters that beginning July 1, 2019, nonlead ammunition will be required when taking wildlife with a firearm anywhere in California. CDFW strongly recommends that hunters acquire and practice with nonlead ammunition well before heading afield, particularly in advance of upcoming big game seasons, to […]

Concussions in High School

Concussions in High School

Dignity Health and the CIF Partner on Education Program for Student Athletes Nearly one million high school athletes in California will be safer thanks to a new partnership announced today between Dignity Health and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). Student athletes across the state will now have access to the Dignity Health Concussion Network before […]

CDFW Reminds Public to Leave Young Wildlife Alone

CDFW Reminds Public to Leave Young Wildlife Alone

Late spring and early summer is the peak time for California’s wildlife to have their young, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is issuing a reminder to well-intentioned people to not interact with young wildlife — even if they find an animal that appears to be abandoned. It may be hard to […]

Stash Your Food and Trash

Stash Your Food and Trash

California Black Bears are Waking Up and Back in Action California’s black bears are waking up hungry from their winter downtime. To help minimize unwanted bear foraging behavior, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding those living in or visiting bear country to store food and dispose of garbage properly. Black bears […]

Foster Announces Retirement

Foster Announces Retirement

Steps Down from Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay After seven years at the helm of Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay, David Foster retires as Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay and transitions to manage the organization’s growing Accessory Dwelling Unit program. Under Foster’s leadership, Habitat Monterey Bay experienced incredible growth. […]

California Outdoors Q&A: Fishing with Young Children

California Outdoors Q&A: Fishing with Young Children

Question: I have four-year-old twin daughters and am looking forward to taking them fishing. I am a bit apprehensive about keeping my eye on both girls, plus the two to three rods, tackle and bait. What if I bring mommy or grandpa along to help? I am a licensed angler but neither mommy or grandpa have fishing […]

2019 Monterey Regional Economic Summit

2019 Monterey Regional Economic Summit

Marina, CA – Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) is hosting its 5th Annual Regional Economic Summit at the newly renovated Monterey Conference Center on Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. This event draws over 300 leaders from across the tri-county region and beyond. Join us as we learn about important economic […]

2019 Survivor Casting Call

2019 Survivor Casting Call

Have you always dreamed of being on the CBS hit reality TV show Survivor? Turn that dream into reality and register for the Survivor Casting Call! From now through March 22, go to SurvivorCastingCall.com for more information about eligibility requirements and to sign up for this incredible opportunity. Then, on March 23, head over to […]

CDFW Project Submissions Under Review

CDFW Project Submissions Under Review

Now Accepting Fisheries Habitat Restoration Project Proposals The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting proposals for projects under its Fiscal Year 2019-20 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN). The PSN and online grant application can be found online at www.wildlife.ca.gov/grants/frgp/solicitation. Applications must be submitted online by Friday, April 16, 2019 at […]

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