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DWR hosting unique porcupine viewing event

Winter is a great time to view one of the state's largest rodents — the porcupine! If you have never seen these hardy forest dwellers in the wild, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is partnering with the Ouray National Wildlife Refuge to host a viewing event to give you that opportunity.

Where to see wild swans migrating through Utah in March

Swans are one of the unique bird species that migrate through Utah each year. If you are an avid birdwatcher and they are on your bucket list, there are two spots in northern Utah that are great places to see these magnificent birds as they wing their way through the state during their spring migrations.

Modifications to Great Salt Lake causeway berm benefiting brine shrimp

Last year, the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands — in partnership with the Utah Division of Water Resources and Union Pacific Railroad — modified the causeway berm that separates the northern and southern areas of the Great Salt Lake in an effort to address salinity issues, and the change is already benefiting the lake's brine shrimp.

3 great rivers to fish this winter

With shifting weather patterns and unstable ice conditions around the state, some anglers may think there are no opportunities for fishing this winter. However, streams and rivers can provide a great fishing experience during the winter, as well. Here are a few great fishing options for this time of year.

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