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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.

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.

DWR conservation officers remind public to target shoot responsibly after juvenile shoots doe deer

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are reminding the public to be responsible when target shooting after a juvenile is facing fines for shooting a doe deer.

2 doe deer illegally shot in Carbon County

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking information from the public after two doe deer were illegally killed in Carbon County.

8 deer shot, left to waste in multiple locations in Wayne County

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking information from the public after multiple deer were illegally shot and left to waste in agricultural fields in Wayne County.

Reward offered: 6 bull elk poached in Park City area

Between Dec. 20, 2019 and Jan. 15, 2020, six mature bull elk were shot and killed in the Knob Hill area of Park City.

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