Multiple arrests made in marijuana raids

On July 7th, 8th, and 9th, Agents with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Marijuana Investigative Team, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Shasta Interagency Narcotic Task Force served multiple search warrants at different locations within Shasta County. On Monday… Continue Reading

DFG Offers Sacramento Valley Winter Swan Tours

Join a Department of Fish and Game (DFG) naturalist-led swan tour of Marysville’s Rice and Waterfowl area November through January. Co-hosted by local rice farmers and land owners, these tours will focus on finding Tundra Swans, as this tract is… Continue Reading

California Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will be sponsoring an art contest to select the design for the state’s 2012 upland game bird stamp. This is the third design that will be featured in the “Encore Edition” since… Continue Reading


13 Year-Old Dies From Gunshot Wound Near Shasta Lake

On Thursday, October 20, 2011 at approximately 1332 hours, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a subject who reported that a 13 year old boy had been a victim of a gunshot wound while hunting with… Continue Reading


Good Dog Bites Bad Guys

A California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) K-9 and her handler have proven to be a great asset in the war against drugs in northern California. German Shepherd Phebe and her handler, Warden Brian Boyd, have been responsible for… Continue Reading


Susanville Police Warn of Mountain Lion Sightings

Over the past few weeks, the Susanville Police Department has received calls of sightings of mountain lions within the City of Susanville, with the most recent citing being of two juvenile cubs last night in the area of Chestnut St.… Continue Reading

Fish & Game Votes to Close Abalone Fishery in Sonoma County

The California Fish and Game Commission today took emergency action to close the abalone fishery along part of the northern California coast. Specifically, the Commission voted 3-0 to close the fishery in the entirety of Sonoma County. Commissioners Daniel Richards… Continue Reading


Application Deadline Near for Game Warden Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Warden Academy at Butte College in Oroville. The academy will begin in January 2013 and is scheduled to graduate in September 2013. The application deadline is Nov.… Continue Reading


Abalone Die-Off Observed Following Red Tide in Sonoma County

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has confirmed reports of dead red abalone and sea stars inside coves along the coast in Sonoma County. The number of dead and dying abalone is not known, but reports have come from… Continue Reading