Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Moab, UT

78.2 F


    Big game hunt application period opens today

    The application period for Utah’s big game hunts is opening soon, so if you’re interested in getting your own locally-harvested deer or elk meat this fall, be sure to take note of the dates.

    State increases cougar permits to protect deer

    Several indicators give DWR biologists valuable information about Utah's cougar population and how the population is doing. Cougar...

    DWR announces changes to state fishing records

    Heather Litke poses with the state-record striped bass she caught and released at Lake Powell in April. Photo courtesy of Utah...

    Christmas Bird Count events to be held in Moab, Ouray

    DWR: 3 billion birds lost in last 50 years A flock of pintails is captured in this image....

    Black bear sightings double; Grand County among most reported locales

    Most of Utah’s black bears have begun entering dens to hibernate for the winter, ending a busy summer of wildlife biologists relocating nuisance bears throughout Utah, according to Utah Division of Wildlife Resources spokesperson Faith Jolley.

    State inspects 300K boats in ’19 to help prevent spread of mussels

    Quagga mussels are an invasive species that encrust and clog to damage equipment and boats. Photo courtesy of the National Park...

    View mule deer at Nash Wash event

    DWR biologists are recommending a slight increase in the number of general season buck deer permits available for hunts in Utah...

    October is hot for fishing

    When people think of October, images of fall colors, Halloween decor and pumpkin patches typically enter their minds. However, this month also has some really hot fishing in Utah, and because there are fewer people on the water, it’s a perfect time to take the whole family, according to Utah Division of Wildlife Resources spokesperson Faith Jolley.

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.