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See and hear wild swans at free DWR events (canceled)

You can see wild tundra and trumpeter swans at two free events hosted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources during this year's Wild Swan Day on March 14. The events will be held at the Salt Creek WMA, southwest of Tremonton, and at the Farmington Bay WMA in Farmington.

3 Utah waters with amazing scenery and great fishing in February

A great way to get outdoors is embarking on an afternoon or a weekend of ice fishing. Here are three spots that offer great fishing in February as well as incredible views to help you forget the cold temperatures.

DWR reintroduces bighorn sheep to Antelope Island

Before you head outdoors to collect shed antlers from deer, elk and moose each winter, you are required to complete the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' Antler Gathering Ethics course.

Rare black deer in Moab area died of chronic wasting disease

Recent test results have confirmed that a unique black deer that became well-known and loved by Moab residents died of chronic wasting disease, a relatively rare, but fatal transmissible disease that affects the nervous systems of deer, elk and moose.

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