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News and Announcements

Supervisory Position Open at the Wildlife Conservation Board

Monday, January 11, 2021

WCB is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) to become part of the WCB management team and to supervise WCB staff that implement restoration and access programs including Stream Flow Enhancement, California Riparian Habitat Conservation, San Joaquin River Conservancy, Lower American River Conservancy, and Public Access. Additional details can be found at the link opens in new windowJob Posting. The closing date is January 23, 2021.

Questions can be directed to the hiring manager, Rebecca Fris at Rebecca.Fris@wildlife.ca.gov or (916) 212-5637.

Happy Holidays from the Wildlife Conservation Board

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Looking back over 2020, we have witnessed unprecedented challenges surrounding all of us. Here at the Wildlife Conservation Board, we have stayed the course and continued to implement our mission with passion and dedication. Recognizing the flexibility and commitment of our staff, we have been able to maintain the conservation legacy that our constituents, conservation partners and the public expect from WCB. We also realize the challenges our partners have faced and appreciate all your work in continuing to implement conservation actions throughout the state. We are looking forward to continuing our work into 2021, and our Board is embracing new conservation opportunities that lie ahead.

Here are our 2021 Board meeting dates and competitive link opens in new windowsolicitation schedule (PDF). As always, contact us to discuss project ideas and partnership opportunities.

From all of us at WCB, we wish you all a happy and healthy holiday season!

Lower American River Conservancy Program 2020 Parkway Tour

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Advisory Committee of the Lower American River Conservancy Program (LARCP) will meet on December 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. for a tour of the middle reach of the American River Parkway to view current conditions of the Parkway and potential and current community investment sites.

Members of the public are invited to participate.

Consistent with Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-29-20, the public and Advisory Committee Members will participate via Microsoft Teams.

See link opens in a new windowTour Agenda (PDF) for more information.

December 8, 2020 Wildlife Conservation Board Special Meeting

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet on December 8, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. regarding the Rancho Jamul Land Exchange.

Consistent with Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-29-20, the public and Board Members will participate via Microsoft Teams or teleconference.

link opens in new windowJoin Microsoft Teams Meeting

+1 916-535-0984
Conference ID: 317 835 341#

See link opens in new windowAgenda (PDF) for more information.

November 18, 2020 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting Results

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board approved expenditures of $19 million for 26 projects at its meeting on November 18, 2020.

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