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Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

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Interagency wildfire fuel treatments in Parleys Canyon to address watershed health

The multi-agency treatment of wildfire fuels (mulching) in Parleys Canyon will continue with mechanical treatments beginning on Oct. 11 on the south side of I-80. It will continue up to Lambs Canyon as a part of more extensive fuel reduction work to improve watershed health and wildlife habitat.

Here's how hunters in southern Utah are once again helping endangered California condors

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and The Peregrine Fund are once again asking hunters in the Zion hunting unit to stop at check stations where they can enter to win a prize by either using non-lead ammunition or removing all big game remains from the field when hunting with lead ammunition, in an effort to help endangered California condors.

Utah Wildlife Board approves 2023–24 fishing regulations and other amendments

The Utah Wildlife Board approved some changes to fishing regulations across the state, including classifying roundtail chub as a sportfish and establishing fishing regulations for the species. A few other items were also approved during the Thursday, Sept. 29 public meeting.

What hunters should know about Utah's 2022 waterfowl hunts

It's a quiet, still morning as you sit near the edge of a lake in your blind. You hear some birds in the distance and turn your head to see several ducks flying toward you. Your heartbeat quickens, and you slowly raise your shotgun. Waterfowl hunting season is finally here.

Come see sandhill cranes in the wild at DWR events this fall

Many bird-watchers travel to western states to see sandhill cranes in the wild, but if you live near a field in the Uintah Basin, you're no stranger to the loud, rattling call of these large migratory birds. If you have never seen or heard one up close, your opportunity is coming up!

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