Biennial Report - Fish and Game Commission

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Page 32 - If, then, you wish to insure the interest of your pupils, there is only one way to do it; and that is to make certain that they have something in their minds to attend with, when you begin to talk.
Page 9 - Men have not been substituted for women workers as a result of this law, but, on the contrary, industries employing women have had an enormous development in this state since the law was enacted. There has never been a time in the history of the state when so many women were to be found occupying well paid positions of trust and responsibility as at present. I am writing to you on this subject because I understand that statements are being made in your state which do not correspond with the facts....
Page 11 - Seofield's contribution to our report is a valuable document. We draw particular attention to that portion of it referring to the operations of the canneries along our coast, with special reference to the vexatious problems of fertilizer plants. To assist in further development of this work and to preserve the valuable records and the statistical data already secured we have, with the approval of your Board of Control, set aside $25,000 for the construction of a fisheries laboratory to be located...
Page 26 - California, for and on behalf of the State of California, do agree as follows : 1. That under the state laws no differentiation can be made between violators of the law. The law, therefore, should be enforced equally as to all violators. 2. The forest officers, because of their familiarity with the areas on which a large proportion of the wild life in the state exists, can and should assist, by their own personal actions and attitude, in securing the proper respect and enforcement of the state game...
Page 56 - Every person engaged in the business of buying, canning, curing, or preserving fish, or manufacturing meal, oil, flour, protein concentrate, animal food, or fertilizer from fish, or dealing in fish, who receives fish from fishermen, other than persons engaged in the taking, transportation, or sale of live freshwater fish for bait, shall make a legible record in the form of a receipt in quadruplicate...
Page 10 - Controller, in order that he might be perfectly protected in his allowance of the claim thereupon presented by the Fish and Game Commission in accordance with said order, insisted upon a decision of the Supreme Court justifying and commanding such allowance. The Fish and Game Commission thereupon brought this proceeding before the Supreme Court seeking a writ of mandate to compel the State Controller to approve and allow its claim. The matter was presented to the Supreme Court en bane and the court...
Page 54 - ... of the biology of the various species of fish as will guide in the collection and preparation of the statistical information necessary to determine evidence of overfishing ; to make such investigations as will bring to light as soon as possible those evidences of overfishing as are shown by changes in the age groups of any variety of fish; to determine what measures may be advisable to conserve any fishery, or to enlarge and assist any fishery where that may be done without danger to the supply.
Page 54 - Make such investigations as will disclose the optimum sustainable yield of the various marine resources. (d) Determine what measures may be advisable to conserve any fishery, or to enlarge and assist any fishery where...
Page 89 - A new method of instruction was developed in the summer of 1929, when a guide was placed in charge of a caravan of automobiles which stopped at the more interesting places to receive instruction. The daily field trips offered form an important feature of summer educational work for here individual instruction is given and a direct personal contact made. How better can conservation be taught, than to use a living individual of a species as a basis of discussion! The sight of a family of Sierra grouse...
Page 61 - In Charge, Commercial Fisheries REPORT OF BUREAU OF EDUCATION, PUBLICITY AND RESEARCH. The Honorable Board of Fish and Game Commissioners of the State of California. GENTLEMEN : "We have the honor to submit herewith the first biennial report of the Bureau of Education, Publicity and Research, covering the period from the institution of the bureau in September, 1914, to the end of the fiscal year 1915-16. Organization. At a called meeting held in San Francisco on July 5, 1914, your honorable board...

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