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News and Announcements

August 25, 2022 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting

Monday, August 15, 2022

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet on August 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Note this Board meeting will also be available via Zoom.

Location:

California Natural Resources Agency, First Floor Auditorium
715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Public is Welcome!

See Full Agenda (PDF) for more information.

Positions Available at WCB

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Wildlife Conservation Board is hiring!

Come work with us. WCB has a few exciting open positions and is expecting to have additional positions soon. WCB listings can be found listed under CA Department of Fish and Wildlife at Cal Careers and can also be tracked on our Employment Opportunities page.

Job Vacancies

  • Senior Environmental Specialist
    WCB is looking for a Program Manager for the new Desert Conservancy, created in January 2022. The goals of the Program are to preserve and restore natural, cultural, and physical resources in the California desert region. The Desert Conservancy Program Manager will serve as the lead on WCB Desert Conservancy projects. Project management responsibilities include: project consultation with federal, state and local partners, development and review of funding and grant proposals, negotiation of terms and conditions for project agreements, contract and grant administration, planning, design review, and implementation oversight.
  • Senior Land Agent (Specialist)
    WCB is looking for a Senior Land Agent to work with a highly motivated team to secure properties Statewide for the protection of habitat and to provide appropriate public access. This includes working closely with a variety of stakeholders throughout the state and attending meetings and site visits with applicants, property owners, and private contractors in the field to discuss potential project opportunities. Projects are approved by presenting land acquisition proposals to the WCB for consideration at quarterly meetings. Open until filled.
  • Associate Governmental Program Analyst
    WCB is looking for an Associate Governmental Program Analyst to work in a collaborative team environment and join the Administrative Team as the Federal & State Grants Analyst. Under the general direction of a Staff Services Manager I, you will perform the duties of a Grants Analyst by working with internal and external stakeholders to develop, track and monitor Federal and State Grants that provide critical services to aid WCB’s effort to preserve, protect and restore wildlife habitat. Closes 8/9/22.

Future Jobs

  • Supervising Land Agent
  • Senior Land Agent (Specialist)
  • Associate Land Agent
  • Public Information Officer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Associate Governmental Program Analyst
  • Staff Services Analyst
  • Attorney I

If you have questions about any of these positions, you can contact Rebecca Fris at 916-212-5637 or Rebecca.Fris@wildlife.ca.gov.

Preliminary Agenda, August 25, 2022 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting

Monday, July 25, 2022

The Preliminary Agenda (PDF) is available for the Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the first floor Auditorium of the Natural Resources Building, 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. This meeting will also be available via Zoom. The public is welcome.

September 1 Lower American River Conservancy Program Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Advisory Committee of the Lower American River Conservancy Program will meet on September 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at CNRA’s headquarters, first floor auditorium, in downtown Sacramento. This meeting will also be available via Zoom.

All are welcome to join.

A final agenda will be available ten days prior to the meeting.

May 26, 2022, Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting Results

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The Wildlife Conservation Board approved expenditures of $52.93 million for 33 projects at its meeting on May 26, 2022.

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Wildlife Conservation Board
Physical Address: 715 P Street, 17th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
Mailing Address: Wildlife Conservation Board c/o CDFW, P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
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