Wednesday, 02 July 2014 11:32
As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, the Division of Wildlife Resources is encouraging all water enthusiasts to help prevent the spread of the 'STD of the Sea' by 'Practicing Safe Boating' on Utah's waters.
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Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:03
As wildlife biologists scanned photographs taken by a trail camera in the Uinta Mountains last winter, they saw something never captured before in Utah: the first official photos of a wolverine.
Thursday, 26 June 2014 14:06
Fall must be getting closer — applications for three different Utah game bird hunts will be accepted soon. Starting July 7, the Division of Wildlife Resources will accept applications for this fall's sage grouse, sharp-tailed grouse and sandhill crane hunts.
Thursday, 26 June 2014 14:03
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to shoot a bow and arrow? On July 12, the Division of Wildlife Resources and La Sal Mountain Outfitters will host a free family archery shoot.
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:11
Some of the best fishing you'll find in Utah might be only 15 minutes from your home. Utah is home to 50 community fishing waters. Most of the waters are found in cities along the Wasatch Front (from Logan to Santaquin). Several ponds are also found in and near Cedar City and St. George.
Thursday, 26 June 2014 13:58
You can see ospreys — in the air and on top of their huge nests — at the annual Flaming Gorge Osprey Watch. The free event will be held July 12 on the peninsula, next to the visitor center parking lot, at Flaming Gorge dam in northeastern Utah.
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:01
Seeing a rattlesnake in your yard or in the wild can be a frightening experience. But it doesn't have to be. If you respect the snake and give it some space, there's almost no chance you'll have a negative encounter with it.
Friday, 20 June 2014 11:38
If you wake up early, or stay out late, some fantastic fishing is waiting for you over the July 4 holiday weekend. Rising temperatures are pushing fish to deep water during the warmest parts of the day. But fish are still shallow — and active — as the sun comes up in the morning and goes down at night.
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:00
On June 21, the Division of Wildlife Resources will sponsor its annual Kids' Fishing Day at the Gigliotti Pond in Helper. From 8 a.m. until noon, the DWR will lend fishing equipment and bait to those who don't have their own.
Friday, 20 June 2014 10:14
On June 27, a biologist with the Division of Wildlife Resources will trap and identify bats at Antelope Island State Park. And he's inviting you to join him. In addition to getting close to bats, you'll learn about the important role bats play in the natural world.
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