Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Hunting Tags Issued Through The Month Of May

May 18, 2018

The Division of Wildlife Resources has started to issue Big Game hunting tags for this year.  The availability of permits can vary depending on the region and the species.  Carolyn Murray has this.

Wildlife Babies Should Not Be Disturbed

May 17, 2018
DWR-Utah

May and June is the calving season here in the Wasatch Back.  As many of us head for the outdoors, there are  things we can do to protect the newborns in the wild.  Wildlife Resource experts remind us of campsite practices to keep our own families safe as well. Carolyn Murray has this:

As temperatures have increased so has the number of wildlife incidents near roadways. David Boyle has more:

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

The Utah Moose Plan was set to expire this month so a review and update was brought to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The revisions have been approved and specifically address some of the declining moose populations around the state.   

 

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy  has an announcement on the newest acquisition. Superintendent Ember Conley has details on this morning's school board meeting that starts at 9 at the school district office. Summit County Dispatch Manager Nick Wilkinson and Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter discuss the recent merger between the Park City and Summit County public safety dispatch centers, as approved in both council meetings last week.

Photo by Lynn Chamberlain, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

The Utah Wildlife Board approved more cougar hunting permits this season.  Several people spoke out against the increase at a public hearing last week.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Doe and fawn in alfalfa field by Dustin Stettler, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources on 3-31-07.

In response to an increase in wildlife calls and concerns in the Heber Valley, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is holding a public open house Wednesday, June 1.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

KPCW

It was a full house Wednesday night at the Richins Building as Park City area residents and wildlife officials met face-to-face to discuss Utah Division of Wildlife Resource policies.  KPCW's Renai Bodley was there:

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources photo by Jim Shuler

Moose are being moved from Jeremy Ranch and a mountain lion is shot and killed in Summit Park.  Those will be two issues discussed Wednesday night, January 27th, at a public open house from six to eight o'clock at the Richins Building.   KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Renai Bodley

An elk herd has settled in the area of Old Ranch Road and Quarry Mountain.  The Utah Division of Wildlife tells KPCW they intend to trap and relocate the herd this winter, but they want to have a public meeting first to address residents' concerns about the animals.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

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