U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Sacramento Fish & Wildlife OfficeServing the people, conserving the fish, wildlife, and plants of California

A Unit Of The Pacific Southwest Region

Archived Stories

The Fish and Wildlife Field Notes records the activities and accomplishments of Service employees across the Nation. Here are some archived stories from our office:

2017 Featured Stories

Service Staff Join Sacramento Residents to Improve Habitat for Threatened Species

Site Visit Insights from John Cleckler

3 Tips for Making Fall Wild

Site Visit Insights from Rick Kuyper

What's in Your Garden?

The Art of Bees

Site Visit Insights from Joseph Terry and Valerie Hentges

Pollinator Day

National Pollinator Week

Site Visit Insights from Sarah Markegard

Banding Boosts Tricolored Blackbird Conservation

Students Get Hands-on with Wildlife through Schoolyard Habitats

We Conserve! But We Don't Do It Alone

Ryan Zinke Sworn in as 52nd Secretary of the Interior

Bird Bling: How a Simple Silver Bracelet is Aiding Conservation

2016 Featured Stories

'Tis The Season: Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office Celebrates 20 Years of Holiday Gift-giving

Bitter Creek Wildlife Refuge Creates Ideal Habitat for Giant Kangaroo Rat

Service Honored for Multi-organization Collaboration

Santa Clara and Yolo Counties Get Big Financial Boost to Save Endangered Species

2015 Featured Stories

Rescue for Recovery

Partnering to Provide a New Place to Roam in the San Joaquin Valley

Outfoxing mange in the San Joaquin kit fox

CalTrans and Service Team Up for Monarch Habitat

Service Working to Combat Killer Chytrid in California Frog Populations

A Drop of Volunteerism Makes for Positive Ripples

Conservation Champion Cay Goude Retires

Creating an Oasis, Getting Results

2014 Accomplishments Report

2014 Featured Stories

Trainings Offered to Help Engage Students in Outdoor Learning

Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office Partners Granted $8M+ for Conservation

A Cuckoo's Story

A Day with the Giant Garter Snake

Habitat Conservation Plans: Good for Wildlife – Good for People

Secretary Jewell Highlights Landmark Contra Costa Partnership Benefiting Imperiled Species,
Supporting Economic Growth

Team Recognized for Rapid Restoration after Oil Spill

Beating Back Extinction One Plant at a Time

Surveying for Endangered Species

Jewelflower Returns to Tulare Hill

Bridging the Way to Nature from the Classroom

Smart Planning Completed for Development and Habitat Conservation for Santa Clara Valley

2013 Featured Stories

Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office Welcomes New Field Supervisor

Banking to Save Endangered Species

Planting in the Shade of a Fallen Oak

Susan Moore, SFWO Field Supervisor, Retires

Restoring Resources Damaged by the Iron Mountain Mine

2012 Featured Stories

Protecting Wildlife and Creating Renewable Energy on the Carrizo Plain

Helping Wildlife Avoid the Rivers of Predators

Endangered Bird Gets a Home Away from Home

CTS – and the ‘Ambassadors’ of Their Species

A Safe Place for the Endangered Shasta Crayfish

2011 Featured Stories

San Francisco garter snake returns to its namesake city

Winegrape grower works to restore habitat

Salmon Spawning Science, An Intern's Trip to the River Documented

Spanish Delegation Visits SFWO, Conservation Science Crosses the Pond

San Joaquin River Restoration Program Wins Partners in Conservation Award

Two Day’s Knowledge of the Endangered Species Act

Folsom Dam, Johnny Cash, and the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act

Building a Bank Takes More Than Just Snakes

Don't Forget to Water the Classroom (Story and Video)

Giant Garter Snake Video

Riparian Brush Rabbit Video

2010 Featured Stories

California's 9th Circuit Court Upholds Designation for Vernal Pool Critical Habitat (208 KB PDF)

Partnering Protects Kanaka Valley


Current Stories

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Last updated: October 22, 2019