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News and Announcements

NOTICE - WCB Application Portal

Monday, July 1, 2024

The WCB application portal will remain closed until further notice. Grant applications received to date currently exceed available funds for almost all programs**. Once additional funds become available, WCB will notify partners here and through our email subscriber list (sign up here) that the application portal has reopened.

**Small fund balances are available in two specialty areas. If you have project proposals that meet the following description, please email

  • Regional Conservation Investment Strategies planning
  • Aspen restoration in the Sierra/Cascades

We thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.

May 23, 2024 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting Results

Monday, June 24, 2024

The Wildlife Conservation Board approved 43 habitat conservation and restoration projects spanning 23 counties and protecting nearly 28,000 acres at its May 23 quarterly meeting.

Press Release

May 23, 2024 Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting

Monday, May 13, 2024

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. Note this meeting will be available via Zoom.

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

Public is Welcome!

See Full Agenda (PDF) for more information.


Monday, May 6, 2024

Due to uncertainty about the State Budget and funding availability, WCB has paused its rolling grant application process for 60 days. No new pre-applications will be accepted. Please check back for updates on July 1.

Preliminary Agenda, May 23, 2024, Wildlife Conservation Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The Preliminary Agenda (PDF) is available for the Wildlife Conservation Board meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. in the first floor Auditorium of the Natural Resources Building, 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

This meeting will be available via Zoom. The public is welcome.

News Archive

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
(916) 445-8448 | Contact WCB