Flyway Nights Speaker Series – Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Updates
February 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joe Hobbs, Area Manager, Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, CDFW
Joe Hobbs will give updates on the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Habitat and Drainage Improvement projects by Ducks Unlimited, Infrastructure projects by California Waterfowl Association, drought updates, and future projects within the Wildlife Area.
Joe Hobbs has been the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Manager since 2018. Previously, he was the Statewide Elk and Pronghorn Coordinator. Joe started with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in January 2000. He has worked in the wetlands program, timber harvest review, and the private lands management program. He also worked for the Department from 1992 to 1997 in Wildlife Management as a student assistant while going through undergrad and graduate school at California State University, Sacramento. Joe Hobbs completed his M.S. on the Fall and Winter Distribution and Habitat Use of the Tule Greater White-fronted Goose in the Sacramento Valley.