February 28, 2013, 5:10 pm
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.
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February 13, 2013, 1:54 pm
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).
January 31, 2013, 12:50 pm
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.
January 15, 2013, 2:25 pm
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.
December 13, 2012, 1:15 pm
If you live in an area that has mule deer in or near it, cougars may be in the area too. John Shivik, mammals coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says deer are the main animal cougars prey on, especially in the winter.
January 11, 2013, 9:17 am
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.
December 13, 2012, 11:38 am
Even though it's part of nature, watching deer struggle through deep snow — trying to find something to eat — can be tough to watch. As snow starts to fall in Utah, however, Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are issuing a plea: Don't feed the deer.
January 4, 2013, 12:25 pm
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.
December 7, 2012, 2:32 pm
On Dec. 6, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved an unlimited number of special youth archery permits. If they've passed Hunter Education and have a bow and arrow, hunters 18 years old and younger are guaranteed a chance to hunt buck deer in Utah next fall.
January 4, 2013, 12:09 pm
If you like to fish at Red Fleet Reservoir, plan on attending an open house on Jan. 16. Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are holding the open house to discuss the future of the reservoir's fishery.
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