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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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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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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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See mountain goats on April 19

Colorful flowers and warmer weather aren't the only signs spring is here: So are mountain goats at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. You can see and learn more about the goats at a free wildlife-viewing event on April 19, 2014.

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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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Watch sage grouse strut, April 19

You'll have to get up early, but if you do, you'll see something few people have ever seen — male sage grouse strutting and vocalizing on a historic breeding ground. The Division of Wildlife Resources and the Wild About Birds Nature Center will sponsor the free field trip.

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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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