Tue, 04 Aug 2015
This year in order to honor the many veterans and active military in Utah, State Parks and Recreation is hosting a Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 15, 2015
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
The number of cougars and bobcats taken during Utah's upcoming hunting and trapping seasons should be similar to the number taken this past season. Starting July 22, cougar and furbearer recommendations should be available online.
Thu, 16 Jul 2015
Utah's Upland Game and Turkey Guidebook for the 2015-2016 hunting season is now available.
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
More than 29,000 permits to hunt bull elk with a rifle or muzzleloader in Utah will go on sale at 8 a.m. on July 14. General archery elk permits will also go on sale July 14.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015
The free event will be held July 11 on the Dam Peninsula, next to the visitor center parking lot, at Flaming Gorge Dam in northeastern Utah. Viewing runs from 9 a.m. to noon.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015
Starting July 8, the Division of Wildlife Resources will accept applications for this fall's sage grouse, sharp-tailed grouse and sandhill crane hunts.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015
If you're a young person, and you're interested in hunting ducks and geese ? but you have little or no experience ? Widow Maker Boats, the Utah Conservation Officers Association and Wasatch Widgeons have a deal for you
Tue, 23 Jun 2015
Eight rattlesnake subspecies live in Utah. The most common is the Great Basin rattlesnake, which is found across the state.
Mon, 15 Jun 2015
If you find a deer fawn or an elk calf, the best thing to do is keep your distance and leave the animal right where you found it.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015
Attend Utah's Blue Ribbon Fisheries Floating and Fishing seminar on June 18.
Mon, 08 Jun 2015
A free wildlife viewing event on June 13 is your best chance to see the sheep.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015
Gary Herbert declared June as Utah Great Outdoors Month to celebrate Utah?s outdoor recreation industry and encourage Utahns to explore what makes life in Utah what we call, Life Elevated.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015
You can learn how to shoot guns, catch fish in a fishing pond and ride all-terrain vehicles at Outdoor Adventure Days. And it won't cost you a dime. The event is free.
Mon, 01 Jun 2015
Check out all the great activities at Bear Lake State Park on June 6th.
Tue, 26 May 2015
If you want to give fishing a try ? but you don't have a fishing license ? make plans to grab a fishing pole and head to your nearest fishing water on June 6.
Tue, 26 May 2015
Lt. Governor Spencer Cox will join us for the dedication of the new mountain bike trail at Goblin Valley. Come join us for a ride on the newly built trail system.
Fri, 15 May 2015
67 monolithic stone spires, called sedimentary pipes, accentuate multihued sandstone layers that reveal 180 million years of geologic time.
Thu, 14 May 2015
Breen says much of the Green River provides critical spawning and rearing habitat for native endangered and threatened fish.
Mon, 04 May 2015
The free seminar will be held May 6 at the Department of Natural Resources, 1594 W. North Temple in Salt Lake City. It begins at 7 p.m.
Mon, 20 Apr 2015
At Goosenecks, the views extend for miles. Alhambra Rock is the dark volcanic intrusion that looms on the horizon, beyond Mexican Hat.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015
The Division of Wildlife Resources has produced a series of five videos that will show you how. The series is titled Turkey Hunting Basics.
Thu, 02 Apr 2015
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
Tue, 31 Mar 2015
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.
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.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015
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.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015
Great spring fishing will happen earlier than usual in Utah this year. In fact, it's already started.
Tue, 17 Mar 2015
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.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015
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.
Fri, 06 Mar 2015
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.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015
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.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015
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.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015
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.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015
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.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015
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.
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.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015
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.
Fri, 06 Feb 2015
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.
Thu, 05 Feb 2015
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.
Mon, 02 Feb 2015
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.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015
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.