Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region

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.

In addition, Yreka FWO works closely with a variety of partners at the national, tribal, state and local levels.  

 Activity Highlights


Press Release

Secretary Jewell Presents 2013 Partners In Conservation Award To Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program and Other Programs


The Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office and the Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program is engaged in the conservation of fishers and has been monitoring  fisher occupancy in the Eastern Klamath region of Northern California and Southern Oregon. Tribal intern Jesse Hogg and Service biologist John Morris produced this short video to explain the use of hairsnares and track plates to investigate fisher populations. 


The U. S Fish and Wildlife Service and the Siskiyou County Department of Agriculture (SCDA) have proposed a project to treat Leafy spurge on private property along the Klamath and Scott rivers and Quartz Valley tributaries. An Environmental Assessment, response to public comments on the draft Environmental Assessment, and a Finding of No Significant Impact have been prepared for this project. These documents can be downloaded by clicking the links below. If you need a hard copy of these documents or have questions please contact us at 530-842-5763.

Siskiyou County Leafy Spurge-Environmental Assessment

Siskiyou County Leafy Spurge-Finding of No Significant Impact

Response to Comments

*Fisher News*

March 18, 2013 - News Release - US Fish and Wildlife Service Initiates Review of the Status of West Coast Fisher Population

March 18, 2013 - Federal Register Notice - Status Review of the West Coast Distinct Population Segment of the Fisher as Endangered or Threatened

Fisher Restoration Project in Northern Sierras

Release of California Fishers near Chico, California, in January 2012.


*Guided Nature Walks Schedule*

2014 FWS Guided Nature Walks Schedule
(Dates, times, and locations are subject to change)

August 20, 2014 - Nocturnal Wildlife

*Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program Opportunities*

Check out Yreka FWO's Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program!

Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Program - NASA Summer Project Outreach Notice

Northern Spotted Owl: Critical Habitat

Click here to learn more about the final critical habitat designation for northern spotted owl: Northern Spotted Owl Recovery Information Site

Fruit Growers Supply Company and US Fish & Wildlife Service/National Marine Fisheries Service begin Long Term Partnership to Manage Numerous Species. Click here for more information on issued Incidental Take Permits.