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Stories with organization: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • California snowpack survey forebodes tough summer 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 9:21 pm
  • FRESNO, California - The Sierra snowpack in drought-stricken California measured at 32 percent of normal Tuesday at a time of year when it's supposed to be at its peak, the state's Department of Water Resources announced.

  • Aggressive mountain lion shot in Orange County 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:50 am
  • LAKE FOREST, California - Wildlife officials say a mountain lion had to be shot and killed after stalking a family on an Orange County wilderness trail.

  • Shasta County sees spike in illegal pot grows 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 6:52 pm
  • REDDING, California - An explosion of illegal marijuana growing operations in Shasta County is taxing local law enforcement's ability to keep up, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.

  • Young salmon trucked downstream because of drought 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:28 pm
  • SACRAMENTO, California - The severe drought in California is prompting state and federal wildlife officials to mount an unusual rescue operation involving millions of 6-month-old salmon that are at risk of dying in depleted rivers and streams.