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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

There's still time to plan your Utah ski vacation.

The NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) is a program that helps young hunters, ages 10 to 18, who have already passed hunter education develop and improve their hunting, marksmanship and safety skills.

Last August, the DWR put transmitters on seven pelicans. One is on the Salton Sea in southern California; the rest are in Mexico on the Sea of Cortez.

We're all about dinosaurs here at Red Fleet. The park even has a geo-cache set up, and one hint to its location is: think dinosaurs.

You can see this spectacle yourself on Feb. 26 and 27 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.

Geckos are incredibly adaptable and have conquered habitats from balmy tropical beaches and lush rainforests to frigid mountain slopes and parched deserts.

Planning to hit your favorite trails on the snowmobile this weekend? Us to! After all, Utah is home to some of the best snow on earth, and the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor fun.

Catch perch and win prizes

Fri, 22 Jan 2016

You can catch tasty yellow perch, enjoy free hot chocolate and win prizes at the second Fish Lake Perch Tournament on January 30th.

Snow and cold temperatures have blanketed the places mule deer live in Utah. And that's brought Division of Wildlife Resources biologists out in force.

Winterfest 2016 is here!

Wed, 13 Jan 2016

With snow on the ground and adventure in the air, now is the perfect time for some winter fun. Both East Canyon State Park and Wasatch Mountain State Park are hosting a Winterfest event on Saturday Jan. 16.

A new black bear strategy, started in Utah in 2015, did exactly what wildlife managers hoped it would: it led to government agencies taking fewer bears and hunters taking more.

This new winter program features a day of Olympic winter sports including Alpine skiing, Nordic ski jumping, Freeride skiing, and Luge.

While summertime fun is always a favorite at Jordanelle, the park still has much to offer during the winter months. The main and PWC boat ramps at Hailstone are plowed during winter months until the ice forms on the reservoir.

So what's standing between you and a great ice fishing experience in Utah this winter? Maybe only one thing: Knowing which waters to fish. Fortunately, many waters in Utah provide good ice fishing year after year.

he United States Ski & Snowboard Association, the Utah Olympic Park, and FLY Freestyle welcome members of the Federation Internationale de Ski to Utah Olympic Park

Conservation officers with the Division of Wildlife Resources are conducting massive patrols on ranges on which deer congregate in the winter. They're conducting the patrols with one goal in mind: to protect Utah's mule deer from poachers.

On Nov. 25, about 200 elk were near the meadow at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area. In the evenings, the bulls in the group were bugling.

The Homestead Christmas market is on December 4-5. Christmas at the Homestead is December 7-12.

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