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



The Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office is currently participating in the development of a Habitat Conservation Plan covering spotted owls on private forests owned by Sierra Pacific Industries. Additional information is available via the following sources:

Federal Register Notice 82 FR 40015, 08/23/2017: Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan for Sierra Pacific Industries Forest Practices in the Klamath, Cascade, and Sierra Nevada Mountains, CA; Environmental Impact Statement.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife News Release, dated August 22, 2017: Public Comment Sought Ahead of Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Timber Company's Spotted Owl Take Permit Application

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Questions and Answers: Northern spotted owl and California spotted owl Draft Environmental Impact Statement Notice of Intent


*Guided Nature Walks Schedule*

2018 FWS Guided Nature Walks Schedule
(Dates, times, and locations are subject to change)

Birding, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 9-11 am