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DWR proposes changes to 2021 waterfowl hunts

After the passage of a new wildlife-related law during the 2021 legislative session, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is recommending a few changes to waterfowl hunting, as well as a few other items, and is seeking the public's feedback.

What to do if you find a baby bird on the ground or a nest with eggs in it

It’s a beautiful spring day so you decide to go for a nice walk around your neighborhood. You are strolling along the sidewalk when suddenly you hear loud chirping near your feet. You look over and see a baby bird lying on the ground near a tree trunk. What should you do?

Idaho, Utah wildlife agencies to conduct lake trout research project on Bear Lake

Fisheries managers with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will begin a collaborative project in early June to assess the effects of 20 years of stocking sterile lake trout on the size distribution, age and fertility of the lake trout population in Bear Lake.

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