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See raptors at Flaming Gorge

If you have a case of cabin fever, viewing raptors in northeastern Utah might be the perfect way to cure it. From early spring through the summer months, you can watch ospreys and turkey vultures nest, raise their young and feed along the rocky shores of Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

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Crow and turkey hunts this fall?

You might be able to hunt crows in Utah this fall. And the first fall turkey hunt in Utah since 1984 might also be held. Those ideas — along with proposals to increase the state's Canada goose and dove bag limits — are among ideas Division of Wildlife Resources biologists will share at upcoming public meetings.

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Become a Hunter Education instructor

Have you ever thought about sharing your passion for hunting with someone else? You can reach out to hundreds — or even thousands — of people by serving as a volunteer Hunter Education course instructor. Don't be concerned if you don't have any teaching experience.

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Fishing should be stellar in 2014

Great weather, good water conditions and healthy fish are waiting for you at waters across Utah. Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources expect 2014 to be an outstanding year for anglers. This year's conditions are better than they've been in several years.

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$1.6 million for conservation projects

$1.6 million from Utah's Conservation Permit program will be put into projects that benefit the state's wildlife. Money from the hunting permits will fund conservation projects throughout Utah.

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The peregrine falcons are back!

You can learn how to hunt wild turkeys at free seminars in Logan on April 24 and in Salt Lake City on April 30. At the seminars, you'll learn how to hunt turkeys safely, the equipment you'll need and how to call turkeys.

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General turkey hunt starts April 28

A chance to experience the thrill of hunting a strutting, gobbling tom turkey is almost here. Utah's general statewide turkey hunt starts April 25 for those who were 15 years of age or younger on Jan. 23. On April 28, the hunt opens to hunters of all ages.

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Great ice-off trout fishing at Scofield

Some of the best trout fishing you'll find all year is about to begin at Scofield Reservoir. As the ice recedes, this is one of the best chances you'll have all year to catch big trout from the shore.

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Volunteer at the GSL Nature Center

Do the birds, plants and wetlands around Great Salt Lake interest you? Would you like to learn more about them and then share what you learn with others? If you answered yes, the Robert N. Hasenyager Great Salt Lake Nature Center wants you as a volunteer naturalist.

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Learn how to hunt wild turkeys

You can learn how to hunt wild turkeys at free seminars in Logan on April 24 and in Salt Lake City on April 30. At the seminars, you'll learn how to hunt turkeys safely, the equipment you'll need and how to call turkeys.

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