Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

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How to take a hunter education class in Utah

If you want to hunt in Utah this fall, you must complete the Utah Hunter Education Program prior to hunting. If you’ve never taken it, rest assured that it isn’t too late; but don’t put it off because classes fill up quickly!

Bears are out and active; Make sure to bear-proof your food, garbage

Utah’s bears are out and active, and the number of bears reported getting into garbage and food this month has doubled from last July. If you are out camping or if you live in any canyons or foothills in Utah, you must “bear-proof” your food and garbage.

Never been fishing? Here are 3 good spots for new anglers

If you’ve been seeing Instagram and Facebook pictures of your friends’ fishing trips this summer, and you want to give fishing a try, July is a great time to go. Not only is the weather amazing, but fishing is good around the state.

DWR K9s help track runaway juveniles and detect illegally caught fish

Although they recently finished training, two new Utah Division of Wildlife Resources K9 conservation officers are already hard at work. Last weekend, the officers successfully assisted other agencies with searches and caught people illegally fishing.

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