Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Moab, UT

91.3 F


    Utah County men cited for trespassing in shed antlers case

    A Utah Division of Wildlife Resources law enforcement pickup bed is full of shed antlers three men are accused of taking...

    Spring turkey hunt ends May 31; wildlife officials optimistic about bird numbers

    While COVID-19 has canceled many events, Utah’s spring turkey hunts are about to get underway and provide a great way to social distance while enjoying the outdoors, according to Utah Division of Wildlife Resources spokesperson Faith Jolley.

    Utah wildlife board OKs decrease in deer hunts

    The Utah Wildlife Board approved a decrease in the number of general-season permits for the 2020 deer hunt during an April 29 virtual board meeting, according to a statement form the board.

    Rule change expands hunting opportunities in state parks

    The new rule was approved on Nov. 1 during the quarterly board meeting and went into effect Monday, Feb. 24...

    Ethical concerns prompt proposed changes to black bear permits

    Photo courtesy of UDWR The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing a few changes to the number...

    DWR proposes new mule deer management plan, amendments to hunt drawing process

    Buck deer in velvet are photographed in profile. Buck deer are the public’s favorite animal to hunt. The Utah Division of...

    What hunters should expect for the upcoming waterfowl hunts

    “It’s a quiet, still morning as you sit near the edge of a lake in your blind. You hear some birds in the distance and turn your head to see several ducks flying in toward you. Your heartbeat quickens, and you slowly raise your shotgun.

    Upland game hunts begin soon: what hunters can expect this fall

    If you didn’t draw out for any of the big game hunt drawings, but would still like the opportunity to hunt this fall, you still can, according to state wildlife officials. The majority of the upland game hunts in Utah are free and open to anyone with a Utah hunting license.

    As archery hunt begins, DWR notes high deer herd counts

    Several Utah elk and deer archery hunts begin on Saturday, Aug. 17. Here’s what hunters should expect for the upcoming hunts and some tips to help them be successful, according to a press release from the Division of Wildlife Resources.

    Archery hunts get underway Aug. 17; DWR offers safety tips

    Several Utah archery hunts for bull elk and buck mule deer begin Aug. 17. There are several ways archers can prepare for the hunt and stay safe while out in the field, according to a press release from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

    DWR: How to take a hunter education class in Utah

    Those who want to hunt in Utah this fall must have completed the Utah Hunter Education Program prior to hunting. If you’ve never taken it, rest assured that it isn’t too late; but don’t put it off because classes fill up quickly, said Utah Division of Wildlife Resources spokesperson Faith Jolley.

    Bird hunting applications opened July 3 for 4 hunts

    Qualifying to hunt most bird species in Utah is simple: buy a combination or small game license and head afield.

    Against local officials’ request, gov. allows Moab lodgings to fully reopen

    Grand County asked to keep hotel capacities limited. The state overruled local elected and health officials, instead further lifting restrictions on the county.

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.