The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service mission is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
The Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office (Yreka FWO) is one of four U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offices that works to protect and restore healthy populations of fish and wildlife and their habitats in the Klamath River Basin. These offices are the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, the Klamath Falls Fish and Wildlife Office and the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
*NEW*Joint News Release - August 25, 2015:
Evergreen Elementary School In Yreka Breaks Ground on Innovative Water Conservation and Watershed Improvement Project
*Guided Nature Walks Schedule*
2015 FWS Guided Nature Walks Schedule
(Dates, times, and locations are subject to change)
Riparian Restoration - November 18th from 12-2pm
Fisher West Coast Distinct Population Segment Status Evaluation
The Service has opened a 30-day public comment period and extended its deadline to make a final decision whether to list the fisher to April 7, 2016. For more information, visit www.fws.gov/cno/es/fisher/
- We encourage you to provide public comment and information in response to the questions in the proposed rule: Proposed Rule to List the Fisher (Pekania pennanti) as Threatened (western United States Distinct Population Segment), October 7, 2014
- For easier reading, we are also providing the link to a Public Inspection version of the the above Federal Register Notice public inspection Federal Register notice.
- Click here to read the Draft Species Report Fisher (Pekania pennanti), West Coast Population
- For general Fisher Species Information, please visit: www.fws.gov/yreka/fisher.html
*Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program Opportunities*
Check out Yreka FWO's Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program!
Secretary Jewell Presents 2013 Partners In Conservation Award To Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program and Other Programs