DWR Updates

 A fisheries technician conducts a salmon carcass survey in the Feather River in Oroville,

After salmon spawn, or reproduce, it marks the end of their lifecycle. For DWR, it marks an important time for dissecting and studying salmon carcasses to learn about the species’ population and assess their numbers in the Feather River.

Snow runoff in a Sierra Nevada mountain stream

To adapt to intensifying extremes, federal, state, and local governments must be proactive in analyzing how climate change may impact California’s natural resources – as well as people and property. In a step to toward that goal, DWR released “Moving to Action”, a call for essential partnerships, planning, and collaboration with state, federal, and ...

DWR employee Linda Slavik

Face coverings have become vital to our public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. When DWR employee Linda Slavik learned of the overwhelming need for face masks, she took it upon herself to make themed masks and donate them to those that needed them most.