Utah's conservation officers work to protect our wildlife heritage on behalf of ethical sportsmen and others who value wildlife. These dispatches represent a fraction of the ongoing efforts to protect your wildlife resources.
Friday, 10 October 2014 14:50
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking those responsible for the illegal killing of a cow moose approximately 1mile east of the Iron Springs Campground along the Red Cloud Loop. The incident occurred on or before October 6, 2014.
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Friday, 10 October 2014 14:14
A wasted cow moose was recently found on the Wasatch Mountains Currant Creek Unit and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers need your help in solving the case. On October 5, 2014, DWR officers were contacted by hunters who had found a dead cow moose near the Left Fork of Currant Creek, northeast of Forest Road 83 in Wasatch County.
Friday, 10 October 2014 13:54
On September 25, 2014, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers investigated two 7-point bull elk apparently left to waste in a remote portion of the Book Cliffs, just one canyon apart.
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:39
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) is seeking information related to the illegal killing of a buck deer on October 5, 2014. There was no open deer season in the area at the time. The animal was located near the Farnsworth Canal, which is just south of Moon Lake.
Monday, 25 August 2014 11:23
On Sept. 1, 2014 the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will hold an administrative checkpoint on Highway 150 (the Mirror Lake Highway) at the Slate Creek parking lot.
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:30
On June 30, 2014, James Wheeler, a resident of San Juan County pleaded guilty to one 3rd degree felony count of Wanton Destruction of Protected Wildlife and four Class B Misdemeanors. He had been illegally trapping bobcats.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:49
Christopher W. Loncarich, 55, of Mack, Colorado, pleaded guilty in federal court to a felony conspiracy charge stemming from his sales of outfitting services for illegal mountain lion and bobcat hunts in Colorado and Utah, the Justice Department announced.
Friday, 26 September 2014 11:53
On September 1, 2014, concerned citizens reported two dead fawn deer to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. An investigation at the scene revealed that both fawns had been shot and left to waste.
Thursday, 03 July 2014 07:59
Conservation officers conducted a saturation patrol from May 16–19 on the north and south ends of Willard Bay. The focus of this patrol was to stop people from keeping more fish than the limit allows.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:49
On August 15, 2014, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) was notified of a buck pronghorn that had been shot south of Milford, Utah.
Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:44
On April 4, 2014, a jury convicted Robert Mathew Anderson, a Utah resident, of poaching a trophy bull elk. The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred on September 15, 2012.