Friday, 06 August 2010 08:33
Hunters who are 15 years of age and younger can participate in special chukar and pheasant hunts this fall. These special youth hunts are a great way to introduce young people to upland game hunting.
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Friday, 06 August 2010 08:31
On July 28, researchers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources found something they didn't want to find: a 21-inch burbot in the Green River below Flaming Gorge dam. Burbot are a voracious predator that can have a serious impact on both native and sport fish populations.
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 00:00
You could see as many as 100 mountain goats on Aug. 7. And you may not need binoculars to see them. At some of the past viewing events on the Tushar Mountains, the goats have gotten as close as 35 feet to those viewing them!
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 00:01
Wouldn't it be fun to have a pet that makes your neighbors "ooh" and "ahh"? As long as you're willing to give up part of your backyard, you can. Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are putting nearly a dozen desert tortoises up for adoption.
Large fish-eating birds called ospreys will be the center of attention on Aug. 7. That's the day the Division of Wildlife Resource's Watchable Wildlife program will host a free field trip to see the birds.
Thursday, 15 July 2010 11:47
The Division recently changed the name of its Mallard Springs Wildlife Management Area to the Kevin Conway Wildlife Management Area. The agency chose Mallard Springs because Conway, a former Director who began his career as a conservation officer in Roosevelt, loved this area of Utah.
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 15:59
If you're interested in Utah's cougars, pay attention to the Division of Wildlife Resource's latest cougar hunting proposals — they'll be in effect for the next three years.
Thursday, 08 July 2010 13:12
A proposed plan that would guide how river otters are managed in Utah for the next 10 years will be available soon for review, and Division biologists would like your input.
Thursday, 08 July 2010 13:08
Division biologists will present their recommendations for bobcat and beaver trapping at the July and August RAC and Board meetings.
Thursday, 01 July 2010 11:36
If you're one of the more than 27,000 hunters who applied for an antlerless big game hunting permit for this fall, watch your e-mail closely on July 14, 2010.
Thursday, 01 July 2010 07:43
If you'll be 18 years of age or younger on Aug. 21, 2010 you can still get a permit to hunt buck deer in Utah this fall. Starting at 7 a.m. on July 8, 2010 a total of 1,500 general statewide archery buck deer permits will go on sale.
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