News and Announcements Archive

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  • 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 scott.mcfarlin@wildlife.ca.gov.

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

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

Categories: General
  • 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

Categories: General
  • 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.

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

Public is Welcome!

See Full Agenda (PDF) for more information.

Categories: General
  • 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.

Categories: General
  • 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.

Categories: General
  • April 17, 2024

Please join the Wildlife Conservation Board for the first Advisory Committee meeting of the year for the Lower American River Conservancy Program being held Thursday, April 18, 2024, in CNRA’s headquarters, first floor auditorium, in downtown Sacramento and also via Zoom. All are welcome to join. The meeting will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

View the Agenda (PDF) for meeting details.

Thank you for your support!

Categories: current announcements, General
  • April 2, 2024

The Wildlife Conservation Board will hold a Retreat on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. Note this meeting will be in-person, members of the public are welcome to attend.

Location:
California Natural Resources Building, 2nd Floor Media Room
715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

See Agenda (PDF) for more information.

Categories: General
  • February 16, 2024

The Wildlife Conservation Board approved nearly $100 million in grants to 31 habitat conservation and restoration projects at its quarterly meeting on February 15, 2024.

Press Release

Categories: General
  • February 13, 2024

WCB Celebrates Over 100,000 Acres of Conservation, Delivering on California's 30x30 Goal and Commitment to Outdoor Equity

WCB 2023 Year in Review (PDF)

Categories: General
  • February 12, 2024

The Wildlife Conservation Board is looking for an Office Technician. This position will support WCB staff at 715 P Street in the new Resources Agency Headquarters and will help with our Quarterly Board meetings. Come be part of the team implementing amazing conservation projects across the state. Find more information on CalCareers. Closes 2/16/24

Categories: General

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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