A stack of retrieved trap gear in San Francisco. CDFW photo by M. Ivens-Duran
Stacks of retrieved trap gear in San Francisco. CDFW photo by M. Ivens-Duran
Heavily fouled crab trap lines in a retrieved trap. CDFW photo by M. Ivens-Duran
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking applicants for the 2021 Lost or Abandoned Commercial Dungeness Crab Trap Gear Retrieval Program. Removal of lost or abandoned trap gear reduces marine life entanglement risk during the summer months when large numbers of whales are present off California. Continue reading “CDFW Seeks Applicants for 2021 Trap Gear Retrieval Program”→
The sand dunes, river, and beach at Ten Mile Beach State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA) are an enticing draw for people staying at MacKerricher State Park. Located off Highway 1 north of Fort Bragg, this marine protected area (MPA) is clearly a special place for beach walks and bird watching.