Department of Fish and Game

Cougar Cubs Shot In Half Moon Bay Were 4 Months Old, Wardens SayThe California Department of Fish and Game said a pair of mountain lion cubs shot by wardens in the backyard of a Half Moon Bay home were about four months old and could not have survived in the wild.
Calif. Department Of Fish And Game Renamed, Sporting Groups LeeryAfter six decades as the Department of Fish and Game, the agency in charge of California’s wild animals has a new name—one that has many hunting and fishing organizations leery.
$300K Study To Determine Why Deer Become Road Kill On Peninsula FreewayResearchers are spending $300,000 to find out why deer crossing a Bay Area freeway become road kill.
Deer To Be Tranquilized, Collared Near Peninsula FreewayThe California Department of Transportation is warning drivers that they might see a strange sight this weekend as they are traveling on Interstate 280 on the Peninsula.
Video Shows Fishermen Harming Protected Sturgeon On Delta A group of fishermen could be in trouble after a video posted on YouTube shows a protected green sturgeon being yanked from the dark waters of the Delta.
HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea OttersA group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.
2 Oakland Men Arrested For Abalone PoachingTwo Oakland men suspected of abalone poaching in Mendocino County were arrested Thursday.
Rules May Not Be Saving Threatened Fish Off California CoastSome rockfish species have been overfished and are illegal to catch. But fishermen say the rules aimed at saving the fish are killing them instead.
Bear Attack Prompts Warning For Sierra Residents, CampersDepartment of Fish and Game officials are warning campers that this is also a time when bears appear out of hibernation.
Game Wardens Seek Shooter Of Falcons In OaklandState game wardens are hoping that $1,000 in reward money will lead to an arrest in the shootings of two peregrine falcons, which are protected under California law.
Petaluma Diver Sentenced For Illegally Selling AbaloneA Petaluma abalone poacher last week was sentenced to 90 days’ work release and fined $15,000 for selling the mollusks to a restaurant owner.
Mountain Lion Found Lounging On Woodside LawnA mountain lion was spotted lying on the front lawn of a home in Woodside on Tuesday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.