Posted Thursday, 04 April 2013 11:16
Learn more, share your ideas
Wildlife biologists have been monitoring big game animals across Utah. They've also been collecting and analyzing data from thousands of hunters who hunted big game in Utah last fall.
DWR biologists are recommending a slight decrease in the number of buck deer permits that will be available for hunts in Utah this fall.
Photo by Brent Stettler
After surveying the herds from the ground and the air, and analyzing data collected from hunters — data that provides important information about how big game animals are doing in Utah — the biologists are ready to share their big game hunting permit recommendations for this fall's hunts.
You can see the biologists' recommendations on our website.
After reviewing the recommendations, plan on sharing your ideas at your upcoming Regional Advisory Council meeting. RAC chairs will take the input they receive and share it with members of the Utah Wildlife Board when the board meets in Salt Lake City on May 2 to approve permits for this fall's big game hunts.
RAC meetings are scheduled for the following dates and times:
You can also provide your comments to your RAC via email. See email addresses for your RAC members.
The group each RAC member represents (sportsman, non-consumptive, etc.) is listed under each person's email address. You should direct your email to the people on the RAC who represent your interest.
Deer, elk, pronghorn permits
The following are among the biologists' recommendations:
For more information about the upcoming meetings, call the nearest Division of Wildlife Resources office or the DWR's Salt Lake City office at 801-538-4700.
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