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Nestled in the rugged southwestern corner of Utah, Dixie National Forest spans nearly 2 million acres of jaw-dropping scenery and endless vistas.

This Veterans Day also marks the 100th anniversary of the end of hostilities of World War I, which took effect on the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918, also known as Armistice Day.

More than 10,000 pheasants will be released in Utah

The number of deer brought through a voluntary DWR check station off U.S. Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir was almost identical to last year.

The Utah State Parks OHV Program would like to extend a special thank-you to Brett Jeppesen and the hard working trail crew from the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.

A group of dedicated OHV enthusiasts came together to work on a much-needed bridge project; bringing both an increase in aesthetics and safety to visitors.

Help fight poaching in Utah

Mon, 08 Oct 2018

DWR officers patrol huge swaths of land in Utah, and they can't be everywhere.

Utah?s Conservation Permit Program provides benefits to all Utah hunters.

Duck hunting tips

Wed, 26 Sep 2018

Waterfowl hunt starts Oct. 6 in the Northern Hunting Zone

On Sept. 22, you can see the birds ? and learn more about them ? as the Division of Wildlife Resources and its partners host a sandhill crane viewing day.

A special Youth Waterfowl Hunt will be held in the Northern Zone on Sept. 22. In the Southern Zone, a youth hunt will be held on Sept. 29.

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Grouse numbers range from average to above average this fall

The Jordanelle Triathlon is a classic. It's one of Utah's premier race venues, with some of the clearest open water, scenic bike courses, and a run course unlike any other event around.

It's hot outside, but a chance to scan through Utah's latest waterfowl guidebook is a sure sign fall can't be too far away.

If you want to hunt bull elk in Utah this fall, it's easy to get a permit to hunt during the general season. Just log onto wildlife.utah.gov, or visit a Division of Wildlife Resources office

If you want to hunt in Utah this fall - but you haven't completed the state's Hunter Education course - there's still time.

You could see as many as 100 mountain goats on Aug. 11. 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.

If learning how to shoot a bow and arrow or a shotgun sounds like fun - but you don't have much experience shooting - come to the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range on Aug. 4.

Ospreys, often called sea hawks, are unique birds of prey that love to breed at Flaming Gorge. Join us during a free viewing event and you may get to see ospreys on their nests with their chicks.

A public meeting regarding the Dollar Ridge Fire will be held tonight, Monday, July 9, at 7 pm at the Duchesne High School Auditorium

Remaining permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have a valid hunting license or a combination license to buy one of these permits.

Rattlesnake safety tips

Mon, 18 Jun 2018

So, if you see a rattlesnake in the wild, what should you do?

Camping sites will be sold on a first come first serve basis. These sites will go on sale June 2nd from 9:00 am-1:00 pm at Red Fleet State Park. If you want to purchase a camp site you must purchase the site in person and for all three nights.

Right now, many of the reservoir's cutthroat trout are migrating out of the reservoir and up the Strawberry River to spawn.

Bear safety tips

Mon, 21 May 2018

If you remember two simple things ? and then do those things in the outdoors ? you'll greatly reduce the chance that a black bear visits your campsite or cabin area

As you make plans for Memorial Day weekend, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources have some "inside information" to share about fishing waters you might want to consider visiting.

Trap shooting is a fun way to become more familiar with guns while enjoying time with friends.

If you hike in an area where deer live in Utah, don't be surprised if you come across a deer fawn, or maybe even an elk calf, in early summer.

2018 World of the Wild

Fri, 04 May 2018

The World of the Wild, sponsored by Utah?s Hogle Zoo, is the annual art show featuring artworks of animals and the wild.

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the Bureau of Reclamation will host a public meeting regarding the design and construction of new state park facilities at Echo Reservoir.

DWR lists best waters to fish with your family this spring

DWR hosts annual Loon Watch

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

You can learn more about this unique bird on April 21 at the Division of Wildlife Resources' annual Loon Watch.

Four experienced kokanee salmon anglers, including Randy Oplinger, sport fisheries coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, will present the seminar.

The free event on April 5 will be held in conjunction with owl surveys in south-central Utah. The event in Emery County will start at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area east of Elmo and conclude in Huntington Canyon.

Volunteers installed signs along the trail that included a multitude of information about the trail.

Boating accidents can be avoided by following Utah?s boating laws and rules.

Learn how to hunt turkeys

Mon, 05 Mar 2018

If you've ever wanted to hunt wild turkeys but you don't know the basics, here's an opportunity you won't want to miss.

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