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Explore the Utah Wildlife Migration Initiative website at wildlifemigration.utah.gov
Explore the Utah Wildlife Migration Initiative website at wildlifemigration.utah.gov
Explore the Utah Wildlife Migration Initiative website at wildlifemigration.utah.gov

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Wildlife-friendly fence at the Coldwater Canyon WMA, with properly spaced barbed wire and metal posts
New blog post: What is Wildlife-friendly fencing?

As Utah's cities and suburbs expand into previously undeveloped areas, our structures, roads and other barriers — including fences — can act as an unintentional but often fatal restriction for many wildlife species.

As our cities and suburbs expand, fences can act as an unintentional but often fatal restriction for many wildlife species.

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Listen to "Wild" podcast episode 58: Visiting Utah Lake
Podcast: Visiting Utah Lake

DWR Central Region Aquatics Manager Chris Crockett and Utah Lake Authority Deputy Director Sam Braegger talk about Utah Lake: the recreational opportunities offered there, current management plans for the fishery, history surrounding the lake and more.

Chris Crockett and Sam Braegger talk about recreational opportunities, current management plans for the lake and more.

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If your outdoor plans include fishing, here are some important tips to decrease stress to the fish and increase their chance of survival, if you plan to release them
Tips to decrease impacts to fish when catch-and-release fishing during hot summer months

Many Utahns may be heading to nearby lakes or mountains to escape the heat. If your outdoor plans include fishing, here are some important tips to decrease stress to the fish and increase their chance of survival, if you plan to release them.

If your outdoor plans include fishing, here are some important tips to release them.

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