Tuesday, 20 November 2012 13:59
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and the Utah Department of Natural Resources are pleased to announce the selection of Greg Sheehan as the new director of the Division of Wildlife Resources. Sheehan, a department employee with 20 years' experience, has been the DWR's Administrative Services chief since 2002 and has served in key advisory and administrative roles for some of the agency's most notable successes.
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Tuesday, 20 November 2012 11:36
Rules that guide how falcons are used to hunt wild game in Utah will be discussed at an upcoming series of public meetings. After you've reviewed the ideas, you can let your Regional Advisory Council members know your thoughts.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 17:07
Early December is the perfect time to see Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. That's why Division of Wildlife Resources personnel have chosen Dec. 1 as the day to hold Utah's annual Bighorn Sheep Watch.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:21
If you see nets and other sampling gear in the water at Flaming Gorge Reservoir this fall and winter, don't be alarmed. The equipment is part of a project to learn more about burbot that were released into the reservoir illegally.
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 11:06
For years, the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge west of Brigham City has been "the" place to go to take or see a swan in the fall. And that hasn't changed. The refuge is still a great spot to hunt and view swans.
Friday, 02 November 2012 08:52
Mule deer breed from early November through early December. That's why Brent Stettler has chosen Nov. 17 as the day to hold a mule deer watch in eastern Utah.
Friday, 02 November 2012 08:19
Starting Jan. 1, you can have up to three hooks on your fishing line. And if you'd like to bow fish for common carp at night, you can. Those changes are among several fishing changes members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved for 2013.
Thursday, 01 November 2012 16:34
If you've fished Deer Creek Reservoir in the summer — and in the fall — you probably had two completely different experiences. In the summer, the reservoir was probably filled with recreational boaters and personal watercraft.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:57
Some major big game hunting changes — including splitting Utah into 30 general deer hunting units — have happened in Utah in the past two years. 2013 should be a lot quieter.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:04
A few spots are still available to participate in a special youth pheasant hunt in central Utah. The hunt will be held Nov. 10 at the Pahvant Wildlife Management Area near Holden. There's no cost to participate.
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:58
Two big bull elk were found rotting in northeastern Utah in early October. Wildlife officers need your help to solve the cases.
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