Legislative Action

Action Alert: Oppose AB 1254 – UPDATE

ACTION ALERT: URGE YOUR MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPPOSE AB1254

UPDATE – UNFORTUNATELY AB 1254 HAS PASSED OUT OF THE ASSEMBLY AND IS NOW HEADED TO THE SENATE.  PLEASE CONTINUE TO HELP US IN FIGHTING THIS AND OTHER BAD LEGISLATION. …

Contact These Assembly Members and Urge Opposition to AB 3199!

 

ACTION ALERT: Contact These Assembly Members Now!

Dear NWTF Member,

The NWTF needs your immediate help to Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. in California! Please contact each below listed member of the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization and request they oppose AB 3199.…

A Hunters Heritage: When Gun Control Bills Aren’t About Gun Control

Is this our future?

Wildlife conservation and habitat restoration efforts have all but died in California. State and federal public lands, already underfunded, are struggling to fund even the most minimal ecological projects that benefit wildlife, both game and non-game. Hunter numbers have declined to practically non-existent levels, prompting dramatic cutbacks in fish and game law enforcement staff.…

California Upland Game Bird Advisory Committee

Every year California hunters pay their $9.46 on top of their annual license fee to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to hunt upland game birds throughout the state.  So where does this money go?  Who says where it is spent? …

California Legislature Outdoor Sporting Caucus

Did you know that in California, we have have a bipartisan congregation of state lawmakers that are formed specifically to try and promote California’s shooting and hunting rights as well as the states wildlife and fisheries?  Well we do!  It’s called the California Legislature Outdoor Sporting Caucus, and each year they hold a shoot at the Cordova Shooting Center in Rancho Cordova.  …

UPDATE – California DFW Upland Game Bird Applications

Chapter Guide In our August update of the California Fish and Game Commission Meeting, NWTF gave testimony to the commission asking them to reconsider the proposed $5 application fee for upland game bird hunts.  This testimony was echoed by California Waterfowl Association, as well as by the Yuba County Fish and Game Commission, that $5 per application was too high of a price.  …

California Turkey Hunting Changes! New 2016 Regulations Adopted

Updated for Spring 2017   Spring 2017 Season From CDFW:“California’s 2017 general spring wild turkey season opens statewide on March 25 and extends through April 30. The archery-only season will follow immediately afterward, running from May 1-14. Hunters who have a current junior hunting license may also hunt the weekend before the opener (March 18 and 19), and the two weeks following the general season (May 1-14), using shotguns or any other legal method of take.”As stated below, from July 1, 2016 on, non-lead shot is required for the take of wild turkeys.  …

8/25/16 California Fish and Game Commission Meeting

CA/NV Regional Biologist, Kevin Vella, giving testimony at the 8/25/16 Fish and Game Commission Meeting The NWTF attended the California Fish and Game Commission meeting yesterday in Folsom, CA. The NWTF gave public comment on three different topics. The meeting, in it’s entirety, can be found here.…