Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Noxious Freeloader
7:24 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Harmful Mussel Found In Deer Creek

Quagga Mussel
Credit Division of Wildlife Resources

Some unwanted aquatic life has been discovered in Deer Creek Reservoir - the Quagga Mussel. For now, State wildlife officials will watch and wait, but they are requiring all boats and personal watercraft entering Deer Creek to be contaminated. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Antlers Cut
12:29 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Elk Migrated Dies Of Natural Causes in Round Valley

It's not often that an elk from the herd that migrates through the Round Valley dies of natural causes in plain view. But when one does, it's illegal to take any part of the animal, including the antlers. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Nonprofit Event
12:01 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Meet The Frogs During Pond Walk

Screenshot of the tadpoles feeding.
Credit Utah Frogs & Toads facebook page

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a pond walk tonight. Rick Brough has more.

Columbia Spotted Frog Wetland Pond Walk

  • Wednesday, July 16th
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Space is very limited, register to ensure your spot at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Video of the tadpoles feeding:

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7:45 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Utah Wolverine Sighting 1st Documented In 30 Years

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - State wildlife officials have captured images of a wolverine on the northern slope of the Uinta Mountains this year, the first documented sighting of the animal in Utah since a wolverine carcass was found in 1979.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Wednesday that more than two dozen images from trail cameras show the animal sniffing an empty bait station in February. The cameras were not retrieved until June.

Biologists plan to compare the images with those taken of another wolverine in April by trail cameras stationed in Wyoming.

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Deer Population
3:29 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Cold Winter Weather a Challenge for Utah's Mule Deer Population

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. 

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Bald Eagle Deaths
11:45 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Bald Eagles in Utah Dying From West Nile Virus

Bald Eagles are dying in Utah from eating dead birds infected with West Nile Virus. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Wildlife Trouble
12:00 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Moose Poachings On The Rise

A rash of moose poaching in Summit and Wasatch Counties has the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources troubled, especially with declining numbers of moose. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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