Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office
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Ecological Services | California
Alone We Can Do So Little, Together We Can Do So Much
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Honors Team that Saved Foxes on the Northern Channel Islands from Extinction
Bird enthusiasts invited to join coast-wide effort on May 7 to spot Brown Pelicans
Two hour birding blitz along Pacific coast will aid conservation of an iconic species
Watch California Condor Chick Hatch – Live!
For the first time in history, anyone with an internet connection will have the opportunity to watch a newly hatched California condor chick in the wild via a live video camera.
Secretary Jewell Champions Island Fox Recovery as Model for Collaborative Conservation
On Friday, March 18, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Representative Lois Capps joined representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and The Nature Conservancy at Channel Islands National Park to highlight the remarkable come-back of the Channel Islands fox on Santa Cruz Island.
News Release: Rare Frogs Find New Home in California State Parks
Safe Harbor Agreement with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supports long-term voluntary recovery effort for California red-legged frog
News Release: Service Proposes Delisting Three Fox Subspecies on Northern Channel Islands Due to Recovery, Highlighting Historic Endangered Species Act Success
Fastest ever recovery of a mammal in the United States under the ESA
2015 Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office Year in Review
Here's a look at some of our conservation success stories this year in our 2015 Year in Review.
Thinking Like an Ocean
Recovery of Southern sea otters requires more than rescuing the species from the brink of extinction—recovery is also about the restoration of ecological relationships
Honoring Our Military Veterans
Serving at Home and Abroad: We Thank Our Military Veterans and Active Duty Members for Defending Our Nation and Protecting our Natural Resources
Celebrating Culture, the Environment, and Monarchs: Dia De Los Muertos Monarch Butterfly Celebration at the Santa Paula Agriculture Museum
The community of Santa Paula joined the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners at the Santa Paula Agriculture Museum on Sunday, November 1, 2015 to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and the integral role Monarch butterflies play in Hispanic culture and our ecosystem.
Numbers Encouraging, but Shark Bites Still Problematic for Sea Otter Recovery
The recovery of southern sea otters appears to have taken an upturn, according to results from the annual California sea otter survey led by scientists U.S. Geological Survey
CondorKid Technology Takes Flight with Launch of Livestream Nestcam
Just two weeks into a new school year, Principal John Wilber welcomed a crowd of more than 300 children, parents and community members to Mountain Vista Elementary School in the small foothill town of Fillmore, California.
First Ever Live-streaming Cameras Connect People to Rare California Condors Nesting in the Wild
Today, people around the world have the unprecedented opportunity to observe nesting California condors and their young chicks in real time via live-streaming webcams near the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in southern California and at the Ventana Wildlife Society's (VWS) Condor Sanctuary in Big Sur along the central California coast.
CondorKids Spread their Wings In Pilot Summer Education Program
The students are part of the CondorKids program, one of ten environmental education programs to receive funding as part of the Department of Interior's SoCal Urban Refuge Project announced by Secretary Sally Jewell last summer.
Natural Resource Trustees Begin Natural Resource Damage Assessment Process for the Refugio Beach Oil Spill
On May 19, 2015 a pipeline break at Refugio State Beach near Santa Barbara released an estimated 100,000 gallons of crude oil, prompting an immediate response effort by multiple local, state, and federal agencies.
Exploring Santa Cruz Island for the First Time, Children from the Bishop Paiute Tribe and Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Connect with Wildlife, History and Culture
This spring, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service joined more than 60 kids, parents and chaperones from two California tribes for an exciting multi-day excursion to one of the most visually stunning and biodiverse landscapes on Earth.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recognizes Vandenberg Air Force Base as 2015 Military Conservation Partner Award Winner
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recognized Vandenberg Air Force Base as this year's recipient of the prestigious Military Conservation Partner Award during a ceremony held at the 30th Space Wing in central California.

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