Friday, 17 February 2012 09:33
Seventy-two wild turkeys were released in southeastern Utah on Feb. 5. The 72 turkeys will augment turkey populations in the area that had been reduced in number by heavy snows that fell during the winter of 2009–2010.
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Friday, 17 February 2012 08:37
Time is running out to get your application in to hunt big game animals in Utah this fall. Applications to hunt big game—including deer—are due online no later than 11 p.m. on March 1.
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 09:07
Division of Wildlife Resources biologists will soon put together proposals that will affect the number of deer hunting permits that will be available in Utah this fall. To gather your thoughts on how many bucks per 100 does you'd like to see the units in your region managed for, wildlife biologists are holding a series of open houses across the state.
Friday, 10 February 2012 12:27
It's a sight you have to see to believe: thousands of pure white snow and Ross' geese lifting off Gunnison Bend Reservoir amid honks and the beating of wings. You can see this spectacle yourself at the annual Utah Snow Goose Festival on Feb. 24, 25 and 26, 2012.
Friday, 10 February 2012 12:23
Winter is a great time to see mule deer—and lots of them. Herds that number more than 100 deer are often seen near major roads in Utah. While it's exciting to see deer in the winter, please remember that winter is also the toughest time of the year for deer.
Thursday, 09 February 2012 16:22
If you like to hunt deer in Northern Utah, Northern Region biologists want to hear from you. Join them for Feb. 13 open house at the Riverdale Sportsman's Warehouse to give your input about buck-to-doe ratios and other management objectives.
Tuesday, 07 February 2012 09:00
Hunters might lose their chance to hunt snow geese in and near Delta in the spring. During past hunts, landowners in the Delta area have had some difficult encounters with spring snow goose hunters.
Tuesday, 31 January 2012 11:51
Gathering antlers that drop off the heads of deer, elk and moose is an activity that's grown in popularity across the country, including here in Utah. If you want to gather shed antlers in Utah between Feb. 1 and April 15, though, you must complete the DWR's free Antler Gathering Ethics course.
Friday, 27 January 2012 15:10
Feb. 1 is the first day applications will be accepted to hunt big game in 2012. With Utah's switch from five deer-hunting regions to 30 smaller units, thousands of deer hunters are scrambling for information that will help them decide which unit to apply for. If you're among those who are looking, don't worry—a new Web page is available to give you some guidance.
Friday, 27 January 2012 15:07
The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day on Feb. 11, 2012. You'll have a chance to see bald eagles and to learn more about them.
Friday, 27 January 2012 15:05
You can apply for a bear hunting or a bear pursuit permit starting Feb. 2, 2011. To be included in the draw for permits, your application must be received through the website no later than 11 p.m. on Feb. 23.
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