Friday, 15 June 2012 09:52
A biologist with the Division of Wildlife Resources was among a handful of state employees who received a major honor from Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert. On May 31, Craig Walker received a Governor's Award for Excellence.
» Read more
Friday, 08 June 2012 09:11
On June 6, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved revisions to Utah's deer and elk management plans, including approval for wildlife biologists to manage Utah for a few more elk in the coming years.
Thursday, 07 June 2012 10:00
Did you know that some of the best fishing you'll find anywhere in Utah might be only 15 minutes from your home? Utah is home to 49 community fishing waters, which provide anglers of all ages—from young children to senior citizens—a convenient, inexpensive and fun place to fish.
Thursday, 10 May 2012 08:34
In cooperation with Brigham Young University and Utah State University, DWR biologists are launching a study to find out how many fawns coyotes kill, how the killing affects the number of mule deer in Utah, how effective efforts to control coyotes are and how those efforts help deer in the state.
Friday, 20 April 2012 10:39
Utah's wildlife received a $1.3 million gift recently. The gift will fund 66 different projects. The gift came courtesy of Utah's conservation permit program.
Friday, 04 May 2012 14:32
The management plans that determine the total number of deer and elk in Utah are up for revision. Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending changes to the deer plan would allow them to use the most up-to-date habitat information available to decide whether deer population objectives should be raised, lowered or remain the same.
Thursday, 29 March 2012 11:54
From April 1 to June 15, hunting for Gunnison's and white-tailed prairie dogs is prohibited on public land across Utah. (White-tailed prairie dogs that live in Coyote Basin in northeastern Utah and Utah prairie dogs are fully protected.)
Friday, 04 May 2012 13:55
They are small, but they just made history. On April 19, Cottonwood and Bullock reservoirs were each stocked with 100 tiger muskie fry. These are the first tiger muskies bred and hatched in Utah and in the West.
Friday, 23 March 2012 16:01
The warmer weather is bringing more and more people into Utah's backcountry. But many of these folks aren't hiking or mountain biking—they're "hunting" for shed antlers. If you decide to look for shed antlers this spring, remember to look for them only on foot.
Friday, 04 May 2012 13:53
It just got harder for a quagga or zebra mussel to slip into one of Utah's state parks. Personnel with Utah State Parks recently completed two days of training at Utah Lake State Park. They learned how to inspect boats for the invasive mussels and how to decontaminate boats if mussels are found.
Beavers in Utah
Building guzzlers in Utah's Newfoundland Mountains
Gila monsters — Creatures of legends and misconceptions