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.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015
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.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015
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.
Mon, 05 Jan 2015
The 2015 Utah Big Game Application Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern big game hunting in Utah.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014
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.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014
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.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014
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.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014
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.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014
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.
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.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014
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.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014
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.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014
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.
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."