Department Of Fish And Wildlife

California Delays Commercial Crab Fishing Season Over ToxinThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife has delayed the start of commercial Dungeness crab season, after recreational crab season was postponed over concerns over domoic acid, a neurotoxin.
Family Finds 175-Pound Bear In Backyard Of Ventura HomeA Southern California family woke up to a huge surprise: a 175-pound black bear lurking in their backyard.
Mysterious Goo Killing Birds Turns Up In Foster CityA mystery gunk coating Bay Area birds and killing them started in the East Bay, but the problem may now be spreading to new places around the Bay Area.
Rat Poison Detected In 3 Bobcats Found Dead Near UC Santa Cruz CampusA test reveals a female bobcat originally reported as road kill near the UC Santa Cruz campus is the third cat to die from rat poison in four months.
Drought: All This Rain Is Confusing NorCal Salmon -- They Keep Getting LostWith all the rain we’ve been having, one would think it would be good thing for the imperiled salmon population. It would be if all that new fresh water wasn't so confusing. The salmon keep getting lost. Instead of migrating to their spawning ground, they wind up swimming up a ditch and ultimately into a death trap.
Orphaned Bear Cubs Found Beaten Near Chico Pot Farms Released Back Into The WildBear cubs who suffered severe injuries, most likely at the hands of humans, were released back into the wild recently after undergoing months of intense recovery at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care,
Man's Body Found Eaten By Black Bear In Humboldt CountyAuthorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.
California's Drought May Be A Factor In Cupertino Mountain Lion Attack; Wildlife Advocates Say Amid the search for the mountain lion that mauled a six-year-old boy near a Cupertino Winery on Sunday, wildlife advocates say California's drought may have been a factor in the attack.
Boy Attacked By Mountain Lion Near Cupertino Winery Released From Hospital; Hunt For Big Cat ContinuesA hunting expedition is being organized Monday morning to go after a mountain lion that attacked a child in the hills just outside Cupertino on a popular hiking trail.
Trout From American River Hatcheries Evacuated Due To DroughtRainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries on the American River amid concern the state’s drought will cause the water to become warm enough to kill the fish.
2,100 Pounds Of Illegal Shark Fins Seized In San Francisco BustMore than 2,000 pounds of illegal shark fins were seized from a San Francisco business owner involved in challenging a shark fin ban late last month, prompting the group to drop its suit, officials said Friday.
Law Protecting Mountain Lions Celebrated In Half Moon BayWildlife advocates, a state senator and the mayor of Half Moon Bay gathered Sunday to celebrate a new law that protects mountain lions and cubs that pose no imminent threat.
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