Mon, 17 Nov 2014
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.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014
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.
Mon, 10 Nov 2014
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.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014
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.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
DWR biologists would like to give muzzleloader deer hunters some new opportunities in 2015.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
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.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014
Anglers report great fishing using worms, chartreuse PowerBait and spinners. The pond was stocked with 1,000 nine-inch rainbow trout on October 6, and with brood stock rainbow trout on October 7.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
As the start of Utah's most popular hunt draws closer, biologists with Wildlife Resources have good news to share: in almost every area of the state, the number of buck deer will be similar to, or better, than it was last fall.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014
Biologists hope rule changes approved by the Utah Wildlife Board will encourage anglers to keep more fish in Utah.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014
The overnight camping fee is $45 per vehicle. This fee covers Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. All campers must vacate the ranch by 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014
We are excited to once again celebrate at the Provo River Watershed Festival with activities for the whole family at Wasatch Mountain State Park
Mon, 22 Sep 2014
The number of Canada geese produced in the state is the second highest in the past 10 years. Couple that with good production in Montana and western Canada, and this could be a banner year for Canada goose hunting in Utah.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
The general rifle bull elk hunt starts Oct. 4. If you'd like to participate in the rifle hunt, or the general muzzleloader hunt that starts Oct. 29, you need to get a permit soon.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014
The Big Water Dinosaur Festival is celebrating the many past and ongoing dinosaur fossil discoveries in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and other areas surrounding Big Water, UT.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014
"The beauty of fishing so far from the beaten path is this: the fish see very limited pressure and will take nearly anything that draws their attention, although they can be finicky at times."
Thu, 04 Sep 2014
Friday October 24th will be the main push to move bison from the southern portion of the island to the handling facilities on the north end of the island. On Saturday, any bison left on the range will be moved to the handling facilities.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014
The Uinta Mountains, one of Utah?s premier mountain ranges, rise above the Uinta Basin in Utah on the south and the Green River Basin in Wyoming on the north, they stretch from near Kamas eastward into northwestern Colorado
Tue, 02 Sep 2014
The Utah Office of Tourism and GOED, through the leadership of Brad Peterson, the Governor?s Outdoor Recreation Director, have obtained the rights to a trail access point and trails GIS dataset to begin this effort.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014
All are invited to enter the cook-off. Don't want to compete? Just come enjoy Dutch oven food and spend time on the beach. Join us on September 6th at Hyrum State Park.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014
Modeled after Utah?s Youth Day for waterfowl hunting, these hunts are open to all youth who meet the age requirements and graduate from hunter education.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Want to get lost in the San Rafael Swell? Probably not, but it can happen to you. Join to learn basic desert survival that could help you gain that extra edge in the wild.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Christopher W. Loncarich, of Mack, Colorado, pleaded guilty in federal court to a felony conspiracy charge stemming from his sales of outfitting services for illegal mountain lion and bobcat hunts in Colorado and Utah
Fri, 15 Aug 2014
Permits for Utah's general archery bull elk hunt are not limited in number. You can get one anytime between now and the end of the Sanpete Valley extended archery elk hunt on Dec. 31.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014
Red Creek Reservoir will once again become a destination for anglers and boaters, and a scenic backdrop for occasional migratory birds hunting along the shores.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014
The Farmers Market is a great addition to the educational and recreational experiences the Utah Botanical Center provides.
Join museum staff as we explore the beautiful Uinta Basin and Mountains near Vernal Utah for dinosaurs, mammals, plants, insects, and other fossils
Fri, 08 Aug 2014
With the start of Utah's first major hunt just days away, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources have good news: in almost every area of the state, the number of buck deer will be similar to, or better, than it was last fall.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014
Archers can stay safe during this year's archery hunts by following a few, simple rules. Utah's general archery buck deer and elk hunts kick off Aug. 16.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014
Join us for the 21st annual Rockport Dam Jam. Potluck dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Impromptu jam sessions all day everyday.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Fishing is fair to excellent. Fish are mostly in deeper water, but some anglers have been catching kokanee in shallow water (10 to 20 feet) in the early mornings.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014
Join the staff at East Canyon State Park for the kick off of our Kids Fishing Club. This is day 1 of 2. We will be teaching children from ages 6-14 how to fish
Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Wildlife biologists are recommending changes that could result in more chances to take bobcats in Utah this fall. The recommendations would also result in hunters taking about the same number of cougars this season.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014
If you're a young person who has little or no experience hunting ducks and geese, the Division of Wildlife Resources has a deal for you ? a free hunt guided by some of Utah's best waterfowl hunters.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014
On Aug. 2, the Division of Wildlife Resources will host its annual Goat Watch on the Tushar Mountains east of Beaver. The event is free.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014
You can beat the heat, have fun and enjoy breathtaking scenery by grabbing your fishing pole and heading to Utah's mountains.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014
The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) has released a publication containing 10 geologic-hazard maps for an area of western Salt Lake Valley that includes portions of the rapidly developing cities of Herriman, West Jordan, and South Jordan.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014
As wildlife biologists scanned photographs taken by a trail camera in the Uinta Mountains last winter, they saw something never captured before in Utah: the first official photos of a wolverine.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Come spend the day with an old time, small town celebration! The park is also the site of food booths, games, talent shows and general small town fun.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
On July 12, the Division of Wildlife Resources and La Sal Mountain Outfitters will host a free family archery shoot. The shoot will be held at the La Sal Mountain indoor archery range just south of Moab.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014
Sponsored in part by Frontier Homestead's Museum Foundation, Cedar City, Utah's Groovefest Music and Art Festival is celebrating its 12th annual event in the community?s beautiful historic downtown district