Wednesday, 24 April 2013 11:30
Governor Gary R. Herbert today announced the completion of a conservation plan to preserve greater sage grouse in Utah. The plan will protect more than 90 percent of Utah's greater sage grouse through incentive-based provisions on private and school trust lands, and through reasonable regulation by federal agencies that manage land in Utah.
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Friday, 19 April 2013 12:17
If you want to hunt wild turkeys in Utah this spring, but you didn't draw a limited-entry permit, no problem. Utah's general statewide turkey hunt is about to begin.
Friday, 19 April 2013 11:19
Early spring is a great time to fish in central Utah: You can take advantage of open water fishing before the bugs come out and melting mountain snowcaps send a flood of water into lakes and reservoirs.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 13:09
Some of the best trout fishing you'll find all year is happening right now at Scofield Reservoir. Division of Wildlife Resources Conservation Officer Devin Christensen visited the reservoir in east-central Utah on April 16. He says the ice is starting to leave the reservoir, and now is the time to get out and fish.
Friday, 12 April 2013 09:49
You'll have to get up early, but if you do, you'll see something few people have seen in nature — 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 on April 27.
Friday, 12 April 2013 10:00
As the weather warms and the ice melts, the hearts of many anglers in Utah are beating a little harder. They know that months of fishing adventures — on open water across Utah — is almost here. To help you get the most from your fishing trips in 2013, Drew Cushing, warm water sport fisheries coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, provides suggestions for can't-miss waters in Utah.
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 12:22
The "bloop, bloop" sound that male sage-grouse make, as they strut on their breeding grounds, is one of the most unique sounds you'll ever hear in nature. You can hear and watch this ritual yourself at a free wildlife-viewing event on April 13 at Emma Park, about 13 miles north of Price.
Friday, 12 April 2013 09:55
Right now is the best chance you'll have all year to catch a big northern pike at Yuba Reservoir. During an eight-hour population survey, Division of Wildlife Resources biologists netted more than 100 northern pike.
Thursday, 04 April 2013 11:16
Wildlife biologists have been monitoring big game animals across Utah and have been collecting and analyzing data from thousands of hunters who hunted big game last fall. After analyzing the data, the biologists are ready to share their big game hunting permit recommendations for this fall's hunts.
Friday, 12 April 2013 09:53
Sandhill cranes are in northern Utah in good numbers right now, and opportunities to see and hear the giant birds abound. One of the best places to experience sandhill cranes is the Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area west of Hooper.
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