News and Announcements Archive

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  • July 23, 2020

The link opens in new windowPreliminary Agenda (PDF) is available for the next Wildlife Conservation Board meeting on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • July 9, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for the Stream Flow Enhancement Program is now available. Proposals for multi-benefit projects that result in enhanced stream flow are encouraged. Enhanced stream flow is defined as a change in the amount, timing, and/or quality of the water flowing down a stream, or a portion of a stream, to benefit fish and wildlife. The primary focus is on enhancing flow in streams that support anadromous fish; support special status, threatened, endangered, or at-risk species; and/or provide resilience to climate change.

Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, on September 10, 2020. For questions, contact the Stream Flow Enhancement Program at wcbstreamflow@wildlife.ca.gov.

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  • June 10, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) for Regional Conservation Investment Strategies Projects (RCIS) has been updated. Proposed projects shall be for the development of RCIS that are not otherwise funded pursuant to Section 800 of the Streets and Highways Code or any other law.

All applicants must submit an application to WCBClimate@wildlife.ca.gov. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. All questions should be submitted to Scott.McFarlin@wildlife.ca.gov.

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  • June 2, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's Lower American River Conservancy Program link opens in new window2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) is now available. PSN priorities include improving the quality of water that flows within and into the American River Parkway (Parkway) and the enhancement of interpretive and educational facilities related to the Parkway and its natural, cultural, and historic resources. Proposed projects may be for land acquisitions, planning, or implementation.

All applicants must complete the full application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on July 31, 2020. See the 2020 PSN for more details and the application forms. For questions regarding this PSN or the Program, please contact WCB's Lower American River Conservancy Program at LARCP@wildlife.ca.gov.

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  • May 28, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's Public Access Program 2020 link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) 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 pre-application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on June 29, 2020. WCB will the 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.

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  • May 27, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board is preparing to release the 2020 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, 2020. Please view the link opens in new windowConsultation Announcement (PDF) or go to the Stream Flow Enhancement Program page for more information.

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  • May 26, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board approved expenditures of $36.2 million for 31 projects at its meeting on May 20, 2020.

link opens in new windowPress Release

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  • May 20, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board is meeting today at 10:00 a.m. via Skype or teleconference.

See link opens in new windowFull Agenda (PDF) for more information. For those that cannot see the PowerPoint via Skype, link opens in new windowview the PowerPoint Presentation here (PDF).

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  • May 18, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's link opens in new window2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) for Wildlife Corridor and Fish Passage Projects is now available. Proposed projects may be planning or implementation projects to construct, repair, modify, or remove transportation infrastructure or water resources infrastructure improving passage for wildlife or fish. PSN priorities include construction of wildlife overcrossings and undercrossings, restoration or enhancement of natural habitats that provide a visual screen in wildlife corridors, removal of instream impediments to fish passage, and installation of measures that allow migratory fish to go under, around or over passage barriers.

All applicants must complete the online Pre-Application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on June 11, 2020. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions regarding this PSN, please contact WCBcorridors@wildlife.ca.gov.

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  • May 7, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet May 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Consistent with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20, the public and Board members will participate in the meeting via Skype or teleconference.

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

Wildlife Conservation Board
Physical Address: 1700 9th Street, 4th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95811
Mailing Address: Wildlife Conservation Board c/o CDFW, P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
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