An opportunity to provide comment on a proposal to capture and collar mountain goats in three wilderness areas on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is now available to the public.

The 30-day comment period started Wednesday and will run through June 23rd.  The proposal, submitted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to the Forest Service, includes landing helicopters in the Twin Peaks, Lone Peak and Mount Timpanogos wilderness areas to capture and collar the animals, allowing DWR personnel to take biological samples and track goat movement.

A mountain lion found in Summit Park was shot by state Division of Wildlife Resource officers Sunday morning, after it killed one dog and wounded its companion. A DWR spokesman says it's their policy to euthanize a cougar once it has harmed a human or animal. Rick Brough has more.

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After leading authorities across the Snyderville Basin for a couple of weeks. it took bagels and doughnuts to capture a black bear Monday. Leslie Thatcher has this report.

The cold weather and snow depths can be a challenge for Utah's mule deer population. But according to a DWR official monitoring the herds, you're not doing the animals any favors by feeding them. Rick Brough has more.