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News and Announcements

Wildlife Conservation Board is Hiring!

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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

Job Vacancies

Supervising Right of Way Agent
WCB is looking for a Supervising Right of Way Agent to join the WCB management team. This position would manage the land acquisition program with another supervisor working with senior right of way agents on highly complex negotiations to secure properties statewide. The position supervises four independent right of way agents that are working to develop and implement projects for approval of the Board at quarterly meetings. This includes representing WCB at various meetings, travel throughout the state during project development, and extensive coordination with CDFW regions, local entities and stakeholders to identify high priority conservation actions. Open until filled.

Senior Right of Way Agent
WCB is looking for Senior Right of Way Agents 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 WCB for consideration at quarterly meetings. Open until filled.

Coming Soon!

  • Associate Right of Way Agent
  • Information Officer I (Specialist)
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Associate Governmental Program 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.

November 15, 2022 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting

Thursday, November 3, 2022

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet on November 15, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Note this meeting will also be available via Zoom.

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

Public is welcome!

See Full Agenda (PDF) for more information.

Preliminary Agenda, November 15, 2022 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting

Friday, October 14, 2022

The Preliminary Agenda (PDF) is available for the Wildlife Conservation Board meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 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.

Public Input Requested for Herbicide Questionnaire - Extended to November 4th

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Wildlife Conservation Board is requesting public input regarding its existing Herbicide Questionnaire (PDF). WCB requires applicants to complete this questionnaire any time a proposed project may utilize herbicides in order to help inform staff and Board members regarding the types of herbicide use proposed, the extent, and other non-herbicide methods contemplated and/or utilized. We are seeking comments from the public in order to improve the questionnaire. We are extending the deadline, so please send any comments by COB November 4th to Shannon Lucas at Shannon.Lucas@wildlife.ca.gov. Thank you.

American River Parkway Natural Resource Management Plan's Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report Released

Monday, September 26, 2022

On September 20, 2022, Sacramento County Department of Regional Parks (Regional Parks) released the Final American River Parkway Natural Resources Management Plan (NRMP) and its Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR).

The draft SEIR for the final NRMP can be found on the County’s Planning Projects Viewer. The review period for the draft SEIR ends on November 3, 2022. Comments related to the draft SEIR should be directed to the Sacramento County Environmental Coordinator and emailed to CEQA@SacCounty.gov or mailed to the Office of Planning and Environmental Review at 827 7th Street, Room 225, Sacramento, CA 95814.

The final NRMP is available on Regional Parks’ Natural Resources Management web page.

In 2018, WCB’s Lower American River Conservancy Program provided funds to Regional Parks for the development and environmental review of the NRMP.

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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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