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Have fun, see wild elk

Wed, 23 Nov 2016

The festival will be held at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area on Saturday, Dec. 10. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Did you know that Utah is home to a thriving population of wild turkeys? And that Thanksgiving is one of the best times of the year to get out and see them in the wild?

Frontier Homestead State Park Museum once again celebrates the founding of Cedar City with a day of activities designed to honor the spirit of our community and those that created opportunities for our growth.

See bighorn sheep on Nov. 12

Tue, 01 Nov 2016

The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the public event on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 along an 8-mile stretch of the Green River in southeastern Utah.

Halloween Safety Tips

Mon, 24 Oct 2016

Parents and drivers both need to do their part to help kids stay out harm's way on Halloween.

Held each year at Antelope Island State Park, the Bison Roundup is a primary tool utilized to help ensure the continued health of one of the nation?s largest and oldest public bison herds.

Through the survey, DWR biologists hope to learn what you'd like to catch at Scofield Reservoir, as well as your views on various management options for reducing the number of Utah chub in and around the lake.

While many people celebrate National Public Lands Day by going outside to hike, ride or swim; there are others who see it as an opportunity to help.

The color and beauty found here prompted a National Geographic Society expedition to name the area Kodachrome, after the popular color film.

Each year the Provo River Watershed Council, along with the Wasatch Mountain State Park and the Friends of the Wasatch, put on the Provo River Watershed Festival.

The Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will hold a free clinic on Saturday, Sept. 24 to help youth and adults sharpen their waterfowl hunting skills.

If you've been to Jordanelle State Park recently, you may notice there has been a Self Pay station installed in the far left entrance to the park.

Sept. 17 is Kokanee Salmon Viewing Day

While visiting the park be sure to stop by our OHV Trail Information Kiosk.

Tips for a safe archery hunt

Fri, 26 Aug 2016

Kirk Smith says every year he receives reports of archery hunters injuring themselves. Most of the accidents are caused by archers not being safe in tree stands or having arrows out of their quiver, before they're ready to shoot.

The 2016 summit will offer a variety of great topics in our sessions at each location. Join with us as we explore and share ways that we can grow, promote and enhance Utah's recreation economy.

You can learn the latest about the deer herds in northeastern Utah, and share ideas about how to manage them, at an open house on Aug. 15.

Join the Utah Cutthroat Slam

Tue, 02 Aug 2016

The Utah Cutthroat Slam is a way to have an angling adventure and support our native trout legacy. For just $20, you can register to embark on the challenge.

The trails wind through juniper and pinyon trees, over slickrock and mixed terrain and offer spectacular views into the canyons below.

You could see as many as 100 mountain goats on Aug. 6. And you might not need binoculars to see them. At some past viewing events, goats have gotten as close as 35 feet to those viewing them.

Cougars and bobcats are doing well in Utah. For that reason, Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending only minor changes for Utah's 2016?2017 cougar hunting season.

While high-elevation waters throughout Utah provide quality fishing in the summer, the Uinta Mountains and Boulder Mountain top the list.

"Riding with the Stars" is the theme and Antelope Island State Park will be the venue for the 23rd Annual Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride to be held on July 15th

If you'd like to hunt tundra swans in Utah this fall, you need to be aware of a major change: starting this year, applications will be accepted in July.

Rattlesnake safety tips

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

Eight rattlesnake subspecies live in Utah. The most common is the Great Basin rattlesnake. The Great Basin 'rattler' is found across the state.

In joint partnership, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources manage the Henry Mountains bison herd.

If you'd like to give fishing a try ? but you don't have a fishing license ? grab a fishing pole and head to your nearest fishing water on June 11, 2016.

Fly-fishing the quiet and peaceful lakes, rivers, and streams in the Uinta Mountains has become a favorite summer activity for anglers in the "know".

Start your trip in Arches National Park, where just off the trail to Delicate Arch lie ancient Ute petroglyphs.

The station is at the Daniels Canyon port of entry. The point of entry is along U.S. Highway 40, just southeast of Heber City (near mile marker 22).

Black bear safety tips

Fri, 13 May 2016

Leslie McFarlane, mammals coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says black bears are doing really well in Utah. Almost all of the areas where people camp in Utah have a population of black bears near them.

After seeing and hearing reports of dead fish along the banks of Calder Reservoir, biologists set nets to determine the extent of the die-off.

Hunt turkeys starting May 2

Wed, 27 Apr 2016

Utah's general statewide turkey hunt starts April 29 for those who will be 17 years old or younger on July 31. On May 2, the hunt opens to hunters of all ages.

If you own a fishing boat, you're on your way to some awesome fishing trips in Utah. A boat allows you to access almost any part of the body of water you're fishing.

The April 16 event will be held at the Park-and-Ride lot at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon in Salt Lake County.

Scouts travel back in time to 1858 ? 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston?s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory.

You can hear and watch this ritual yourself at a free wildlife-viewing event in east-central Utah. The event will happen April 9 at Emma Park, about 13 miles north of Price.

DWR hosts annual Loon Watch

Mon, 04 Apr 2016

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.

Olmstead Fish Relocation

Sat, 02 Apr 2016

DWR relocates fish from Omstead power plant area.

GOED intern, Emilia Wint, shares the stories of the women doing business in the coolest industry in Utah

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