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Tips to avoid deer/vehicle collisions after daylight saving time ends

While Utahns will gain an extra hour of sleep on Nov. 7 when daylight saving time ends, the time change also means that the evening commute for many people will be during lower-visibility hours, which can increase vehicle/wildlife collisions.

Hunters Helping Condors program celebrates 10th anniversary in Utah

For the 10th year, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and The Peregrine Fund are again offering prizes to hunters who use non-lead ammunition or who remove all big game remains from the field when hunting with lead ammunition, in an effort to help endangered California condors.

Watch for harmful algal blooms while hunting waterfowl around Utah

Many of Utah's general-season waterfowl hunts opened on Oct. 2, and hunters are getting out on the water across the state to harvest migrating geese and ducks. While they are prepared with decoys, dogs and ammunition, some hunters may not be as prepared to recognize and avoid harmful algal blooms on some Utah waterbodies.

What hunters should expect during the 2021 pheasant and quail hunts

Many upland game and waterfowl hunts are already underway across Utah. The general-season pheasant and quail hunts open Nov. 6. If you are planning to target either of these birds this fall, here is what you should know.

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