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Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

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What to do if you find a bat in your house

Though most Utahns probably don’t correlate bats with summer, here’s why you shouldn’t be surprised if you find one in your home this time of year. Utahns may see more bats this time of year because the baby bats (also called pups) are learning to fly and leaving their roost for the first time. Here’s what you should know about bats in Utah and what to do if you encounter them.

How to prevent injuries and prepare for a safe, successful archery hunt

The general-season archery bull elk hunt and the buck mule deer archery hunt begin Saturday, Aug. 15 and run until Sept 11. If you will be archery hunting this fall, there are several ways you can prepare for the hunt and stay safe while out in the field.

Quick links
Lee Kay and Cache Valley Shooting Centers
» Shooting centers
Wildlife Blog: Views from DWR employees
» Wildlife Blog
Report poachers — 1-800-662-3337
» Report poachers
Wildlife dates
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Hunter, angler mobile app
Hunter Education: Sign up for classes
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