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News and Announcements

Public Access Program - 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, May 27, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board's Public Access Program 2021 Solicitation Notice (PSN) (PDF) is now available. PSN priorities include boating access, hunting, and fishing, and non-consumptive wildlife recreation projects. Proposed projects may be for planning or implementation.

All applicants must complete the online concept application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on June 29, 2021. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions regarding this PSN or the Program, please contact WCB's Public Access Program at WCBPublicAccess@wildlife.ca.gov.

2020 Wildlife Conservation Board Year in Review

Monday, May 24, 2021

Our 2020 Year in Review (PDF) has been posted that highlights over $138 million of work for 143 projects. The report also highlights some key projects and shows how we met and exceeded our Strategic Plan objectives. While 2020 brought all of us challenges that seemed overwhelming at times, WCB continued to affect incredible conservation on the ground in coordination with our stakeholders and partners. We appreciate all your contributions and look forward to continued successes as we collectively meet conservation goals throughout the state.

2021 Public Access Program Webinar

Monday, May 24, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board will host a webinar on preparing a competitive application on June 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for the Public Access Program’s 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice. This webinar will provide information on the Public Access Program, the competitive grant process, and tips for writing a competitive proposal. This optional webinar will be via Microsoft Teams.

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(916) 535-0984

Conference ID: 482 400 333#

May 20, 2021 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting Results

Monday, May 24, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board approved expenditures of $23.5 million for 35 projects at its meeting on May 20, 2021.

Press Release

Specialist Position Open At The Wildlife Conservation Board

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

WCB is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) to become part of the WCB team and to coordinate, plan, and implement WCB’s California Stream Flow Enhancement Program (SFEP). Additional details can be found at the Job Posting. The closing date is May 28, 2021.

Questions can be directed to the hiring manager, Shannon Lucas at Shannon.Lucas@wildlife.ca.gov or (916) 247-7065.

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Mailing Address: Wildlife Conservation Board c/o CDFW, P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
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