Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region

Region 8 Public Affairs Contacts

  • Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office
  • Region 8 Office
    Paul McKim, External Affairs

    Bay-Delta Fish and Wildlife Office
    Steve Martarano, Public Affairs
    Stephanie Weagley, Outreach and Information

    Coleman National Fish Hatchery
    Jack Jernigan, Information and Education

    Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex
    Daniel Balduini, Public Affairs

    Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex
    Michael Woodbridge, Information and Education

    National Fire Program Outreach
    Miriam Morrill, Public Outreach, Sacramento NWR Complex

    Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office
    Jeannie Stafford, Public Affairs

    Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office
    Sarah Swenty, Public Affairs

    San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex
    510-774-4080 (cell)
    Doug Cordell, Public Affairs

    Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office
    Matt Baun, Public Affairs



March 26, 2014
Ventura, CA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to reclassify the arroyo toad from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) after determining that the amphibian has expanded its current range in the past 20 years and that conservation efforts have reduced the threats to its survival.
March 12, 2014
Ventura, CA - According to a proposed rule available today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the tidewater goby is not likely to become extinct in the foreseeable future and should be reclassified from endangered to threatened.
February 26, 2014
Ventura, CA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to remove the Eureka Valley evening-primrose and Eureka dune grass from the List of Endangered and Threatened Plants under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This proposal is based on successful habitat conservation efforts undertaken by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service (NPS).

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Last updated: March 31, 2014