Pacific Southwest Region
California, Nevada and Klamath Basin

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News releases issued from the Pacific Southest Regional Office (Region 8) are delivered via an automated fax/email system. If you would like to receive our news releases, please send us an email with your name, email address or fax number. For news releases from our field offices in California and Nevada, notify the public affairs contacts listed below.

1/10/14 - Draft Economic Analysis Available on Proposed Critical Habitat for Three Sierra Amphibians-Public Hearings Announced

1/8/14 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States For FY 2014 Endangered Species Grants

1/3/14 - Service to Release 750,000 Late-Fall Chinook to Battle Creek

12/26/13 - Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposal to List the Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo as a Threatened Species

12/19/13 - Critical Habitat Designated for Franciscan Manzanita

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USFWS field notes

Looking for "soft news," story ideas or information about Fish and Wildlife Service activities in the field and acrosss the country? Try the Field Notes website. Field Notes includes an online searchable database that contains hundreds of employee-written summaries of field activities and other accomplishments.

 

Additional USFWS Publications

Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management

The Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management includes an online searchable database that contains scientific papers on the practical application and integration of science to conservation and management of North American fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats.


North American Fauna

North American Fauna includes monographs on an array of topics relating to North American vertebrates, invertebrates and plants including descriptions of groups of taxa, ecosystems, or complex interactions among species and basic research on species life history, distribution, population dynamics and taxonomy.

 

Eddies

Eddies seeks to inform its readers of the work -- past, present, and future -- of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Division of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Conservation. Each issue
has several feature stories and five regular departments.

 

Agency Overview

Conserving the Nature of America: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the premier government agency dedicated to the conservation, protection, and enhancement of fish, wildlife and plants, and their habitats.

Endangered Species Bulletin

The Endangered Species Bulletin was created in 1976 to meet the growing demand for endangered species program news. Through the Bulletin, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service disseminates information on rulemakings, recovery plans and activities, conservation partnerships, research developments, and a variety of other issues. It is distributed on-line four times per year.

 

Pacific Southwest Region External Affairs

The primary focus of the Region 8 staff is on strategic public communications issues at the Regional level.  We also provide communications and outreach expertise to project leaders in the field, and support outreach and communications efforts of public affairs staff organic to Fish and Wildlife Offices in California and Nevada.

Paul McKim, Assistant Regional Director, External Affairs
Phone (916) 414-6619

Scott Flaherty, Deputy Assistant Regional Director, External Affairs
Phone (916) 978-6156

Pamela Bierce, Public Affairs Officer
Phone (916) 414-6542

Michael Woodbridge, Public Affairs Officer
Phone (916) 978-4495

Jon Myatt, Digital Communications Manager, Public Affairs
Phone (916) 414-6474

Cindy Sandoval, Public Affairs SCEP
Phone (916) 978-6159

Executive Assistant
Phone (916) 414-6498

External Affairs Fax: (916) 414-6486


Fish and Wildlife Office area contacts

Bay-Delta Fish and Wildlife Office
916-930-5643
Steve Martarano, Public Affairs

Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office
760-431-9440 ext. 205
Jane Hendron, Division Chief
Vacant, Outreach and Information

Coleman National Fish Hatchery
530-365-8622

Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex
702-515-5480
Daniel Balduini, Public Affairs

Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex
805-644-5185
Vacant, Information and Education

National Fire Program Outreach
530-934-2801
Public Outreach, Sacramento NWR Complex

Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office
775-861-6300
Vacant, Public Affairs

Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office
916-414-6571
Robert Moler, Public Affairs
Sarah Swenty, Public Affairs

San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex
510-72-0222, ext. 143
Doug Cordell, Public Affairs

Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office
(805) 512-6758
Vacant, Outreach and Information

Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office
530-842-5763
Matt Baun, Public Affairs