Reminder for Californians about the Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing

Sacramento, California - California residents are being urged to avoid transporting citrus fruit during the upcoming summer travel season due to the highest-ever threat of a deadly citrus tree disease called Huanglongbing (HLB).

After contest win, Davis company will start producing animal feed from insects

Davis, California - A Davis company is buzzing after winning big at University of California Davis’ annual innovation and business competition.

Meet the California prune

Sacramento, California - The California Dried Plum Board is once again embracing “prunes,” 19 years after changing its name and the way the dried fruit was marketed.

Commercial Rock Crab Fishery Opens from Cape Mendocino to Humboldt Bay

Sacramento, California - Following the recommendation of state health agencies, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced today that it will be opening the commercial rock crab fishery from near Cape Mendocino, Humboldt County (40° 30.00’ N. Lat.) north to the Humboldt Bay entrance at the north jetty (40° 46.15’ N. latitude), including all ocean waters of Humboldt Bay.

Man Stole Critically Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur from Santa Ana Zoo

Santa Ana, California - A man who broke into the Santa Ana Zoo after hours and stole North America’s oldest-living ring-tailed lemur in captivity to keep the endangered animal as a pet has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge.

CDFW Awarded $8.5 Million to Expand Nutria Eradication Operations; Nutria Confirmed in Stockton, Heart of the Delta

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) was awarded $8.5 million in funding over three years by the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy to expand its nutria eradication operations.