Friday, 07 September 2012 15:02
Bright red kokanee salmon have started to swim up some of the tributaries to Strawberry Reservoir. The salmon make this journey as part of their annual spawning run.
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Friday, 07 September 2012 14:55
Thousands of hawks, eagles and other birds of prey fly through Utah's crisp, clear skies every fall. This fall, they'll be joined by three rehabilitated turkey vultures!
Friday, 07 September 2012 14:50
You don't need binoculars or a spotting scope to see kokanee salmon in Sheep Creek — the bright red fish are easy to see once they enter the stream.
Friday, 07 September 2012 14:47
Hunters 15 years old younger will have Utah's marshes — and the ducks and geese that go with them — all to themselves on Sept. 22. That's the day Utah hosts its annual Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day.
Friday, 07 September 2012 14:45
If you're 15 years old or younger — and riding in an airboat and learning about duck hunting sounds like fun — you need to be at the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area on the morning of Sept. 15.
Friday, 31 August 2012 12:13
If you enjoy hunting deer with a bow and arrow — but you don't have a permit yet — the Division of Wildlife Resources has some good news: More than 700 general archery buck deer permits are still available, and you can get one now.
Friday, 31 August 2012 12:12
You might not know it, but you're the key to fighting poaching in Utah. DWR officers catch plenty of wildlife violators on their own. But many more violators—including many who commit serious wildlife crimes—are caught because someone was watching and called the DWR.
Using ideas they received from more than 1,300 anglers last spring, fisheries biologists are recommending some fishing changes in Utah in 2013.
Friday, 31 August 2012 12:11
The Loa State Fish Hatchery is under temporary quarantine, the Division of Wildlife Resources announced Aug. 31. The quarantine comes after aquatic invasive species (AIS) biologists with the DWR found tiny New Zealand mud snails at the hatchery.
Friday, 31 August 2012 12:09
There will be plenty to do in and around the Wildlife Building at this year's Utah State Fair. Kids can catch fish at a fishing pond. Inside the building, you can see fish from across Utah in the building's aquariums and learn more about Utah's predators by touring "The Wild World of Predators" display.
Thursday, 23 August 2012 12:42
Utah's elk herds are doing well, but dry conditions this year have affected plants on the ranges elk rely on in the winter. To help protect the plants, on Aug. 16, the Utah Wildlife Board approved 1,450 additional cow elk hunting permits for this fall's hunts.
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