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Ron Stewart, regional conservation outreach manager, says young birds often leave their nests before they're able to fly. "They usually spread out along the branch of a tree and call for their parents to bring food to them,"

Free fishing on June 7

Thu, 05 Jun 2014

June 7 is Free Fishing Day in Utah. You don't need a fishing license to fish in the state that day.

Building Zion Youth Camp

Tue, 03 Jun 2014

This fun filled camp is designed for youth groups and their leaders. Youth groups spend three days and two nights gaining insight into the challenges early settlers faced

Once you see everything there is to do, it might be hard to believe that Utah's first Outdoor Adventure Days is free. Outdoor Adventure Days will be held June 13 and June 14 at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range

Remaining permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have a valid hunting license or a combination license to buy one of these permits.

The key to keeping bears out of your campsite or cabin area is cutting down on smells that might attract bears.

The Road Respect program is dedicated to promoting safety by educating both drivers and cyclists about the rules of the road and encouraging mutual respect so that everyone gets home safely.

At 6,100 feet in elevation, Recapture Reservoir lies in the shadow of the Abajo Mountains. The water is home to northern pike, largemouth bass, black bullhead and green sunfish.

Members of the Utah Wildlife Board heard some encouraging news about Utah's deer herds at their meeting on May 1.

Palisade 5K Run on May 3rd!

Mon, 28 Apr 2014

Come and join the fun and walk or run the Palisade 5K with your family and friends. Your entry fee includes a t-shirt and a chance to run/walk a course around the park and the lake.

See raptors at Flaming Gorge

Fri, 25 Apr 2014

From early spring through the summer months, you can watch ospreys and turkey vultures nest, raise their young and feed along the rocky shores of Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

For the 5th year in a row, Ironman Triathlon.comes to town. The Iron Man is always exciting and brings visitors from all over the world to St George and surrounding areas. Welcome to athletes and visitors.

Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources expect 2014 to be an outstanding year for anglers. This year's conditions are better than they've been in several years.

Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees.

Do the birds, plants and wetlands around Great Salt Lake interest you? Would you like to learn more about them and then share what you learn with others?

Calling all photographers! We're excited to announce DWR's first digital photography contest. It's time to begin submitting your Spring wildlife photos.

April, May, and early June can be very pleasant times of the year at Kodachrome Basin. Daytime temperatures are generally warm, but overnight temperatures can drop into the 20s

If you're a deadeye looking for a challenge, you won't want to miss the upcoming 3-Gun Shoot competition. The event will be held at the Green River Shooting Sports Park, east of town, on April 12.

You can help conserve wildlife in Utah, and make this fall's pheasant hunt better, by adopting pheasant chicks, raising the birds, and then releasing them into the wild.

Soldier Hollow Golf Course, part of the Wasatch Mountain State Park is scheduled to open on March 22nd. Schedule a tee time online.

A short teaser video showing Grand County Trail Mix working on the new Intrepid II mountain bike trail system at Dead Horse Point State Park near Moab Utah.

Ice is melting and pulling away from the shore at some of Utah's mid-elevation waters. In the next week or two, additional mid-elevation waters will also experience "ice off."

The Beach at Sand Hollow Concessions will be open every weekend from 10 AM to 6 PM. They have food and drinks for sale and lots of fun toys you can rent.

Learn to catch walleyes

Tue, 04 Mar 2014

A free seminar will be held in Salt Lake City on March 18. It starts at 7 p.m. in the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium, 1594 W. North Temple.

"If you or your children have ever wanted to shoot a bow and arrow, this is a great opportunity to do so without buying equipment or making special arrangements," says Brent Stettler with the DWR.

See what southern Utah lakes and rivers are currently open for anglers.

Within the reserve there are a variety of habitats, ranging from lower elevation Mojave desert communities to pinyon-juniper woodlands to rugged slickrock canyons.

The Museum at Silver Reef is sponsoring a “Geology Walk and Talk” Feb. 22 led by geologist Marc Deshowitz. The presentation is free to the public.

Time is running out to submit your application to hunt big game animals in Utah this fall. Applications to hunt big game — including deer — are due through wildlife.utah.gov no later than 11 p.m. on March 6.

Experience what it's like to take a ride on the Olympic track on a Skeleton sled!

Come experience the life of a soldier at Camp Floyd. The program is designed to complete Achievement 8: The Past Is Exciting and Important for Bear Scouts.

The Utah Sage-grouse Working Group Summit will be held on February 18-19 at the Utah Department of Natural Resources Auditorium.

On the morning of Jan. 30, a small herd of 23 Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep were released at Dripping Springs. The herd includes 13 ewes, five lambs and five rams.

Adopt a desert tortoise

Fri, 31 Jan 2014

Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are putting close to 40 desert tortoises up for adoption. The tortoises are being held at a facility in Washington County.

With one exception, this event should be no different from past events — plenty of eagles should be available to see at most of the state's Bald Eagle Day viewing sites.

Applications to hunt big game animals in Utah will be accepted starting Jan. 30.

The festival will be held in St. George and at bird watching hot spots in Washington County. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.sgcity.org/birdfestival.

Join Utah State Parks for the Quad-fishalon ice fishing tournament series at East Canyon, Deer Creek, Rockport, and Jordanelle state parks.

Skate School Open House Join us for FREE ICE SKATING, skate rentals, lessons and more on January 11th! Registration 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Laboratory results have confirmed what officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources have been suspecting: West Nile virus killed the bald eagles that have died in Utah over the past few weeks.

Total Records Found: 715

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