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


NEWS RELEASE: Announcement: West Coast Population of Fisher will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act.

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 74 / Monday, April 18, 2016 / Proposed Rules: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Withdrawl of the Proposed Rule To List the West Coast Distinct Population Segment of Fisher; Proposed Rule. Pgs 22710 - 22808.

Final Species Report
Fisher (Pekania pennanti), West Coast Population
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
March 2016


A Notice of Availability (NOA) for a Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) and Environmental Assessment (EA) covering fishers (Pekania pennanti) on Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) lands in California was recently published in the Federal Register.

SPI CCAA Public Review Draft, February 19, 2016
SPI Draft Environmental Assessment, February 18, 2016

News Release: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Sierra Pacific Industries Conservation Plan for West Coast Fisher Populations in 16 California Counties

Federal Register Notice: Fish and Wildlife Service-Draft Enrironmental Assessment for the Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for Fishers in the Klamath Cascade, and Sierra Nevada Mountains FR Vol. 81, No. 41/Wednesday, March 2, 2016, pp. 10885-10887


*Guided Nature Walks Schedule*

2016 FWS Guided Nature Walks Schedule
(Dates, times, and locations are subject to change)

Bats and Caves
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
7 PM to 9 PM