May 19, 2016, 12:27 pm
If you'd like to hunt cow elk, cow moose, doe deer or doe pronghorn in Utah this fall, the deadline to apply for a permit is coming up quick. Applications for Utah antlerless permits will be accepted through wildlife.utah.gov starting May 26. You must submit your application through the website no later than 11 p.m. on June 16 to be included in permit drawing.
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May 13, 2016, 9:03 am
Biologists have some exciting news about the bonytail: the rarest of the endangered fish that live in the upper Colorado River system. For the first time since work to recover bonytail started in the 1980s, they're raising their own young in the wild.
May 13, 2016, 8:56 am
A fun camping trip can turn into a tragic experience if you do things that lure bears into the area where you're camping. Fortunately, it's easy to reduce the chance that a bear comes your way if you follow these safety tips.
May 13, 2016, 8:54 am
Right now, many of Strawberry Reservoir's cutthroat trout are migrating up the Strawberry River to spawn, but you don't have to be an angler to get a close look. Biologists from the DWR are hosting a free cutthroat trout viewing event on May 28, 2016.
April 28, 2016, 7:33 am
You can watch the April 28, 2016 Utah Wildlife Board meeting.
May 6, 2016, 10:27 am
If you'd like to get into Utah's backcountry and hunt turkeys this spring, but you don't have a permit yet, no problem: there's still plenty of time to hunt. And plenty of permits are available. Utah's general statewide turkey hunt runs until May 31. Jason Robinson, upland game coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says reports he's received from the field indicate turkey hunting has been excellent this spring.
April 22, 2016, 11:13 am
It's not unusual to find a baby bird on the ground this time of the year. Ron Stewart, regional conservation outreach manager for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says young birds often leave their nests before they're able to fly. "They usually spread along the branch of a tree and call for their parents to bring them food," he says.
April 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
Depending on which unit you applied for, you might have a better chance at drawing a permit to hunt buck deer in Utah this fall. And, if you obtain written permission to hunt on private property, a new cow elk hunting experience is waiting for you this year. The Utah Wildlife Board has approved 12,010 private lands only permits.
April 21, 2016, 12:35 pm
After seeing and hearing reports of dead fish along the banks of Calder Reservoir, biologists set nets to determine the extent of the die-off. "We set three nets," says Ryan Mosley, biologist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR). "The only fish we caught were dead ones that floated into the net. The reservoir experienced a complete winterkill."
April 29, 2016, 1:29 pm
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