Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

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Great places to watch migrating birds in Utah this spring

Spring is here, which means wildlife migrations are in full swing. Bird-watching is a great opportunity to get outdoors and see a wide variety of wildlife — and enjoy the fun challenge of trying to identify them! The 23rd annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival is an exciting opportunity to see and learn more about birds in Utah.

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?

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