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DWR conservation officers work to protect Utah's wildlife.

The dispatches below are a fraction of our ongoing efforts to protect your wildlife. If you have information on illegal wildlife-related activities, please let us know. Our success depends on the help of ethical hunters, like yourself.

What DWR conservation officers want hunters, anglers to know

The deer you shot on public land ran onto private property and then died. You shot and killed what you thought was a spike elk only to discover that it was actually a cow elk. You just finished filleting the six rainbow trout you caught before realizing that the catch limit at the reservoir was actually four. Before you find yourself in any of these scenarios, here's what Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers would like you to know.

DWR seeking information after buck pronghorn shot, killed on Lake Mountain

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking information from the public after a buck pronghorn was illegally shot and killed in Utah County.

DWR seeks information after 260 fish left to waste near Syracuse

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking information after 260 white bass were recently discarded and left to waste.

DWR seeking information in buck deer poaching investigation

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are asking the public for information regarding the recent poaching of a buck deer.

Cedar City man charged in connection with poaching of buck deer

A Cedar City man was recently charged in connection with the illegal killing of a buck deer in 2018.

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