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Our Year in Review magazines highlight the latest challenges and successes in threatened and endangered species recovery that we share with our conservations partners across the southern and central California coast. Learn about our team and our work.

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Here you can find resources from across the Fish and Wildlife Service about threatened or endangered species.
A small turtle being held in a person's hand

Despite these trying times, the Ventura FWO mission holds fast: to conserve and recover rare fish, wildlife, and plant communities across the Southern and Central California coast from our beautiful coastal dune and sagebrush ecosystems to the rugged terrain of our chaparral and oak woodlands...

Magazine with bright green beetle on cover

As you turn the pages of our 2020 Year in Review, you will see inspirational conservation successes from the people of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and our partners who work to protect fish, wildlife, plants, and natural habitats of the central and Southern California coast. This year, we...

Magazine with California least tern (white bird) on cover

As you turn the pages of our 2019 Year in Review, you will see inspirational conservation successes from the people of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and our partners who work to protect fish, wildlife, plants, and natural habitats of the central and Southern California coast. This year, we...

Magazine with sea otters on cover

As you turn the pages of our 2018 Year in Review, you will see inspirational conservation successes from the people of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and our partners who work to protect fish, wildlife, plants, and natural habitats of the central and Southern California coast. This year, we...

Magazine with small bird (western snowy plover) in sand on cover

We pride ourselves in solid science as we work with our partners to move the conservation needle forward for the benefit of the fish, wildlife, plants, habitats, and people of the central and southern California coast. This year, we have many successes to celebrate.

For the first time...

Magazine with two island foxes nuzzling on cover

We pride ourselves in solid science to support decision-making with regards to all facets of the Endangered Species Act. This year, we announced science-based listing decisions for a suite of species in our area, from two Pacific seabirds that evaded the endangered species list due to proactive...