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California wildlife officers will inspect cars at I-80 bug stop in Truckee Sunday

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TRUCKEE, Calif. — State officials will be conducting wildlife checkpoints in October and November in Truckee to reportedly promote safety, education and compliance with laws and regulations.

According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, officers will be at the California Department of Food and Agriculture Inspection Station (the bug station) on westbound Interstate 80 in Truckee from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sunday, Oct. 18, Saturday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 22.

“Wildlife checkpoints encourage safety and sportsmanship by promoting voluntary compliance with laws and regulations through education, preventative patrol and enforcement,” according to a news release. “All anglers and hunters will be required to stop and submit to an inspection. CDFW officers will also be providing informative literature about the invasive quagga mussel to anglers and chronic wasting disease to deer hunters.”

Visit dfg.ca.gov to learn more.