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News and Announcements

August 28 WCB Meeting

Friday, August 16, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet August 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Location: 

California Natural Resources Agency, First Floor Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Public welcome!

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

2019 Pacific Flyway Conservation Proposal Solicitation Notice

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s Proposition 68 2019 Pacific Flyway Conservation link opens in new tab or windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) (PDF) is now available. Project applications submitted to this PSN should seek to protect, restore or enhance migratory bird habitat, improve migratory bird habitat diversity, quality and connectivity, or improve management and ecological function of migratory bird habitat.

All applicants must submit a Pre-application by 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time on September 10, 2019. WCB will subsequently invite select applicants to submit full proposals. All questions regarding this PSN should be submitted to WCBFlyway@wildlife.ca.gov.

Preliminary Agenda for August 28, 2019 WCB Meeting

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The link opens in new tab or windowPreliminary Agenda (PDF) is available for the next Wildlife Conservation Board meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, in the First Floor Auditorium of the Natural Resources Building, 1416 9th Street, Sacramento at 10:00 a.m. The public is welcome.

Draft Strategic Plan Update Review

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Reminder to get your comments in by close of business July 31. Thank you for your input.

The Wildlife Conservation Board is updating its 2014 Strategic Plan, and the link opens in new windowDraft Strategic Plan Update (PDF) is available for review. The 2014 Plan goals, objectives, and strategic approaches have served to guide WCB activities over the last five years. While an update to the Plan is required under current law, changing wildlife, fisheries and State conservation policies have prompted WCB to consider refreshing Plan objectives to better deliver new and existing programs in the context of these changes. The Plan Update will rely on the fundamentals of the existing Plan while defining more focused measurable objectives tailored to emerging conservation priorities and a strategic path forward.

Note this Draft Plan Update has yet to be edited and formatted. Public comments will be assessed and a final Draft Plan Update will be provided to the Board for consideration and approval in August. Please provide any comments to climateWCB@wildlife.ca.gov by close of business July 31.

Thank you for your input.

Draft Strategic Plan Update

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board is updating its 2014 Strategic Plan, and the link opens in new windowDraft Strategic Plan Update (PDF) is available for review. The 2014 Plan goals, objectives, and strategic approaches have served to guide WCB activities over the last five years. While an update to the Plan is required under current law, changing wildlife, fisheries and State conservation policies have prompted WCB to consider refreshing Plan objectives to better deliver new and existing programs in the context of these changes. The Plan Update will rely on the fundamentals of the existing Plan while defining more focused measurable objectives tailored to emerging conservation priorities and a strategic path forward.

Note this Draft Plan Update has yet to be edited and formatted. Public comments will be assessed and a final Draft Plan Update will be provided to the Board for consideration and approval in August. Please provide any comments to climateWCB@wildlife.ca.gov by close of business July 31.

Thank you for your input.

Public Access Program - 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for the Public Access Program is now available. 2019 priorities include boating access (motorized and non-motorized) and wildlife-oriented recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

 

All applicants must complete the Pre-Application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on July 26th, 2019. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions, contact the Public Access Program at WCBPublicAccess@wildlife.ca.gov.

Public Access Program PSN Consultation Opportunity

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board is preparing to release the 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice for the Public Access Program. Potential applicants may choose to take advantage of the WCB staff consultation period June 10 – 21, 2019. View the link opens in new windowConsultation Announcement (PDF) or go to the Public Access web page for more information.

Stream Flow Enhancement Program - 2019 Proposal Consultation Opportunity

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) is preparing to release the 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice for the Stream Flow Enhancement Program. Potential applicants are encouraged to take advantage of the WCB staff consultation period, now through July 8, 2019. Please view the link opens in new windowConsultation Announcement (PDF) or go to the Stream Flow Enhancement Program page for more information.

Forest Conservation Program - 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for its Forest Conservation Program is now available. Proposed projects may include planning, implementation, or acquisition projects within the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountains in California. PSN priorities include meadow restoration, post-fire habitat recovery, and aspen stand restoration as well as acquisitions that protect meadows, migration corridors, or habitat connectivity.

All applicants must complete the online Pre-Application by 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time on June 28, 2019. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions regarding this PSN or the Program, please contact WCB’s Forest Conservation Program at Forests@wildlife.ca.gov.

Announcing New WCB Website and Facebook Page

Monday, June 3, 2019

We’ve updated our website! Please take a look at our new design and updated pages. We’ve also launched a link opens in new tab or windowFacebook page! Be sure to "like" it to see the latest from WCB.


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