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At Goosenecks, the views extend for miles. Alhambra Rock is the dark volcanic intrusion that looms on the horizon, beyond Mexican Hat.

The Division of Wildlife Resources has produced a series of five videos that will show you how. The series is titled Turkey Hunting Basics.

The Amphibians of Utah app is like a traditional field guide and includes each of the state's 16 amphibian species with life history, calls, a map of where they can be found in Utah, and a bunch of photos of their different life stage

After several years of gathering data, and a winter full of meetings, the Red Fleet Fisheries Management Plan ? and a list of fish chosen to restart the fishery at the reservoir ? is ready for public review.

DWR hosts annual Loon Watch

Fri, 27 Mar 2015

The free wildlife viewing event runs from 9 a.m. to noon at Steinaker State Park. The park, which includes Steinaker Reservoir, is just off US Highway 191, about five miles north of Vernal.

In 1869 & 1972, Major John Wesley Powell and his crew explored the canyons along the Colorado River documenting their incredible journey along the way. Learn more about their incredible challenges and adventures along the way.

Great spring fishing will happen earlier than usual in Utah this year. In fact, it's already started.

Approximately four miles have now been at least partially groomed. These seven photos detail a loop that will explore the northwestern corner of the park near Wild Horse Butte.

The Division of Wildlife Resources has teamed with several organizations, including The National Wild Turkey Federation and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife, to offer five seminars this spring.

The plan makes it easier to remove prairie dogs from private property and place those prairie dogs on public land. Placing the prairie dogs on public land should speed their recovery.

Your chance to join one of Utah?s wildlife advisory councils is almost over. March 16 is the last day a group can nominate you to serve on one of Utah?s five Regional Advisory Councils.

On Saturday, March 14, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) will host a Mountain Goat Watch on Rock Creek. The area is northwest of Mountain Home in northeastern Utah.

Since 1973, the Utah prairie dog has been listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. In late 2014, a ruling in federal court returned management authority for Utah prairie dogs back to the state.

This fall's deer hunt could be one of the best Utah's hunters have seen in years. To participate, you need to submit your application soon. Applications to hunt deer, and other big game animals in Utah, are due online by March 5.

The date is 1859 in one of the many saloons in Fairfield, AKA Frog Town. Play the same games soldiers played in Fairfield like Faro, Chuck-a-luck, and three-card Monte to win chocolate Double Eagle coins.

Watch the sky turn white

Fri, 13 Feb 2015

You can see this spectacle yourself on Feb. 27 and 28 at the annual Delta Snow Goose Festival. The festival will be held at and near Gunnison Bend Reservoir, just west of Delta. Admission is free.

On February 27, from 4?8 p.m., families and individuals can try out the sport of archery. Bows, arrows and targets will be provided, free of charge, to anyone who wants to participate.

The over-arching goal of the research is to restore native fish species, including Bonneville cutthroat trout, to fire-affected streams in the Tushar Mountains.

On Feb. 14, you'll have a chance not only to see bald eagles, but to learn more about them. The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day that day.

It might be the middle of winter, but it's already time to start applying for a permit to hunt big game animals in Utah this fall. Applications are being accepted for every big game hunt except the general-season bull elk hunt.

A chance is coming up to see more than 100 species of birds in southern Utah's red rock country. The St. George Winter Bird Festival will be held Jan. 29?31.

Have an awesome photo that you took of a bird on Great Salt Lake? Want to share it with the world, or at least the thousands of visitors that come to Great Salt Lake State Park every year??

Residents and visitors are being asked for their input regarding transportation issues in Ogden Canyon. The canyon is a favored destination for many cyclists, skiers, and boating enthusiasts.

At a meeting on Jan. 5, the Utah Wildlife Board approved new hunting opportunities in Utah. The board approved the changes after 91 bears had to be euthanized because they posed a threat to people, sheep or cattle, in 2014.

The 2015 Utah Big Game Application Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern big game hunting in Utah.

If you'd like to learn how to catch fish through the ice, two ice fishing clinics ? and an ice fishing seminar ? will show you how. The Division of Wildlife Resources is offering the free clinics in the Uintah Basin.

The onset of winter is good news for chukar hunters. Once snow starts to fall, the birds concentrate in smaller areas. That makes it easier to find the birds.

There are now 73 condors in the wild in Arizona and Utah, including the two new fledglings. A total of 25 chicks have hatched in the wild since condors were first reintroduced in Arizona in 1996.

Wildlife Resources Conservation officers are focusing massive patrol efforts on ranges on which deer congregate in the winter. Officers are conducting the patrols for one reason: to protect Utah's mule deer from poachers.

On December 9, the Tour of Utah announced the Antelope Island will be the starting point for the third day of the Tour in 2015.

Christmas At The Homestead

Mon, 08 Dec 2014

Monday, December 8 to Saturday, December at Frontier Homestead State Park. Enjoy Christmas of yesteryear with a variety of hands-on activities, seasonal music, and special guests. $5.00/family.

You can see Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep up close at the annual Bighorn Sheep Watch. The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the free event on Dec. 6 along the Green River in southeastern Utah.

While it's thrilling to see a black bear in the wild, having more bears in Utah has led to more run-ins between bears and people.

The application gives Utah's outdoor enthusiasts the best information available on their mobile phones and helps them get the most out of their outdoor adventures.

A decision to list the Gunnison sage-grouse as threatened under the Endangered Species Act could hurt the bird more than help it, says the director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

A recent court decision has left some in southern Utah wondering whether the Utah prairie dog ? a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act ? is still protected in the state. The answer is yes.

The conference will be held Nov. 17 and 18 at the Ben Lomond Suites Historic Hotel in Ogden. If you're interested in the future of the Weber River, you're encouraged to attend.

The Wasatch Back Quad-fishalon is back! Join 4 State Parks for our second annual ice fishing tournament and a chance to win great prizes including a grand prize from Cabelas.

DWR biologists would like to give muzzleloader deer hunters some new opportunities in 2015.

Friday October 24th will be the main push to move bison from the southern portion of the island to handling facilities on north end of the island. On Saturday, any bison left on the range will be moved to the handling facilities.

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