Officers on patrol

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.

Deer poached, antlers removed in south-central Utah

In late January, two mature mule deer bucks were poached on the Fillmore-Oak Creek limited entry deer unit in south-central Utah. Whoever killed the deer hacked off their antlers and then tried to hide the animals under woodpiles.

Help sought in duck wasting case

Conservation officers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are asking for your help in finding those responsible for killing 22 ducks and then leaving the ducks to rot on a wildlife management area in Utah County.

Here's how you can help fight poaching in Utah

Several hunting seasons are in full swing. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are hard at work patrolling the state to protect wildlife and make sure hunters are obeying the laws.

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