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DWR conservation officers work to protect Utah's wildlife.

The dispatches below are a fraction of our ongoing efforts to protect your wildlife. If you have information on illegal wildlife-related activities, please let us know. Our success depends on the help of ethical hunters, like yourself.

319 wildlife illegally killed since Aug. 1; Here's how to help fight poaching in Utah

Several hunting seasons are in full swing, and Utah's general-season deer hunt — arguably the state's most popular hunt — starts Oct. 22. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are hard at work patrolling the state to protect wildlife and to make sure hunters are obeying the laws.

DWR launches first drone law enforcement team

In an effort to expand its law enforcement investigative methods, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently launched its first conservation officer drone team.

Antlers, furs of illegally killed wildlife in Utah to be sold at auction

An auction will be held later this month to sell hundreds of antlers and furs that Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers have seized during poaching investigations or otherwise got possession of during the past six years.

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