Thursday, 11 March 2010 10:49
Samples from big game animals taken this past hunting season turned up something never seen in Utah before—an elk with chronic wasting disease.
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Thursday, 04 March 2010 15:14
With one exception—cow bison permits for the Henry Mountains—the number of hunting permits could go up this fall for most of Utah's big game animals.
Thursday, 04 March 2010 14:45
Utah's 15-member Elk Advisory Committee helped the DWR draft the updated five-year Elk Management Plan. If the plan passes, two major elk hunting changes would happen.
Thursday, 04 March 2010 14:09
At their March 4 meeting in Salt Lake City, members of the Utah Wildlife Board voted against a proposal that would have allowed people to collect and keep Great Basin rattlesnakes.
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 10:44
The DWR will accept big game drawing applications for an extra week. You now have until 11 p.m. MST on March 8, 2010 to submit your application.
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 10:32
The Great Salt Lake Nature Center is looking for volunteer naturalists. If you would like to learn more about the birds, plants and wetlands around the Great Salt Lake, and then share what you learn with school kids, then the Great Salt Lake Nature Center wants you.
Monday, 01 March 2010 09:09
Kids can catch fish, learn about predators and find out how to ride an ATV safely at this year's DNR Youth Outdoor Sports Fair. The sports fair is part of the upcoming International Sportsmen's Exposition.
Monday, 01 March 2010 08:53
The Division of Wildlife Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host Utah's annual Tundra Swan Day on March 13, 2010. Admission is free.
Monday, 01 March 2010 08:29
Recent surveys by Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) biologists have found most of the bighorns in the Goslin herd near the Green River in Daggett County are infected with the disease. Wildlife managers are actively trying to keep the disease from spreading to other bighorns.
Wednesday, 24 February 2010 14:32
Dwindling snow has forced the Division of Wildlife Resources to close the Hardware Ranch sleigh rides early this year. The sleigh rides will close at 5 p.m. on March 1, 2010. That's about two weeks earlier than normal.
Tuesday, 23 February 2010 09:50
After three years without a confirmed mortality from lead poisoning, three California condors have recently died from the biggest challenge to the species' recovery.
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