Friday, 08 March 2013 10:16
Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources moved 16 bighorn sheep from the Moab area to San Juan County recently. The crew moved four rams, seven ewes and five lambs.
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Thursday, 07 March 2013 12:06
Nearly 2,000 pheasants — paid for by Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife (SFW) — were released in Sevier, Wayne and Millard counties. Division of Wildlife Resources biologists and SFW members released the birds on state-owned wildlife management areas that are open to public hunters.
Thursday, 28 February 2013 17:10
The Division of Wildlife Resources will conduct administrative checkpoints for boaters and anglers across Utah this spring, summer and fall. At these checkpoints, officers will inspect watercraft and monitor compliance with the state's fishing regulations.
Thursday, 14 February 2013 13:36
The 2013 Burbot Bash at Flaming Gorge Reservoir broke all kinds of records — the most anglers to participate, the most burbot caught, the most tags returned and the most money given away. But the event was much more than a fun chance to gather on the ice with other anglers — it also led to the removal of more than 4,000 burbot from the reservoir.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 14:25
Officials with the Division of Wildlife Resources are concerned about cold temperatures and how those temperatures might affect deer if the weather doesn't warm up soon.
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:54
Division of Wildlife Resources Sergeant Mitch Lane responded to a lightning strike during the 2012 Utah dove hunt, saving the lives of two hunters. For his actions, Lane has received a Medal of Valor from the Utah Peace Officers Association (UPOA).
Friday, 11 January 2013 09:17
On Tuesday, January 22, the Division of Wildlife Resources in partnership with the Buckhorn Archery Club will sponsor a free archery shoot in the Emery County Recreation Center.
Friday, 01 February 2013 09:47
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 school kids and scout troops? If you answered yes, the Great Salt Lake Nature Center wants you as a volunteer naturalist.
Friday, 04 January 2013 12:25
Two state wildlife agencies, five chambers of commerce and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have teamed up to fight a finned invader in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Their goal is to put some severe fishing pressure on burbot, an illegally introduced species that is negatively affecting other sport fish in the reservoir.
Thursday, 31 January 2013 12:50
The Division of Wildlife Resources relocated more than 100 Merriam's turkeys from South Dakota to eastern Utah on Jan. 17. The project is part of DWR efforts to increase Utah's turkey population.
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