Each bird count takes place in an established 15-mile wide diameter circle, and volunteers will be given specific routes to drive and hike through the area, counting every bird they see or hear during the route.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019
To celebrate the start of another elk-viewing season, staff at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area will hold the annual Elk Festival on Dec. 7. Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mon, 02 Dec 2019
Since the land was set aside in 1961, Wasatch Mountain State Park has been an outdoor adventure mecca for off-road winter riders.
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
This episode includes a conversation between Tara McKee, program manager with the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation, Jake Powell, extension specialist and Dayton Crites, Cache County Trails and Active Transportation planner.
Tue, 12 Nov 2019
The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is currently seeking three representatives to serve on the OHV Advisory Council.
Wed, 06 Nov 2019
November 11th is Veterans Day. Visit Arches, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef or Canyonlands National Park and pay no entry fee on that day.
Mon, 04 Nov 2019
With over a dozen ski resorts to choose from, Utah visitors often ask, "Where should I go?"
Wildlife officials help restore desert bighorn sheep herds by relocating 50 sheep from Nevada to Utah
Fri, 01 Nov 2019
A small herd of desert bighorn sheep was released last Thursday and Friday in the Ranch Canyon area of the Mineral Mountains west of Beaver by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and other partnering organizations.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Director Mike Fowlks issued the emergency change to the 2019 Utah Fishing Guidebook to protect bluegill populations while both waterbodies are being restored for fishing.
The Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit will be held at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George, Utah, on Oct. 22-24, 2019.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019
Waterfowl banding began in Utah in 1912, and since then, 211,860 waterfowl have had little metal bands placed on them while they migrated through the Beehive State.
During the first half of October, Utahns see the second-best fishing action of the whole year. (It's second best because the fishing in late May and early June is hard to beat.)
Mon, 30 Sep 2019
Just like you?d never fly a plane without getting some training and doing a lot of preparation, you shouldn?t go fishing or hunting without making sure you know the laws.
Fri, 13 Sep 2019
With the exception of swans (which require a permit from the hunt drawing), the rest of the waterfowl hunts in Utah are open to anyone with a Utah hunting license.
Thu, 12 Sep 2019
Whether you don?t own a boat or you are just in the mood for spending a relaxing afternoon sitting on a bank fishing, September is a great time in Utah to fish from the shore.
Wed, 28 Aug 2019
Despite misinformation online saying that the old Tintic Mill near Goshen is a good place to take photos, the area is actually closed to the public due to safety concerns
Tue, 20 Aug 2019
The 2019 Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit is a three-day event held at the Dixie Center in beautiful St. George.
Colorado River cutthroat trout are a prized fish that attract anglers from all over. Anglers typically target the high mountain streams of the Intermountain West to find and catch this species.
Several Utah archery hunts for bull elk and buck mule deer begin Saturday, Aug. 17. If you will be archery hunting this fall, there are several ways you can prepare for the hunt and stay safe while out in the field.
Tue, 30 Jul 2019
If you want to hunt in Utah this fall, you must complete the Utah Hunter Education Program prior to hunting.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019
If you've been seeing Instagram and Facebook pictures of your friends? fishing trips this summer, and you want to give fishing a try, July is a great time to go. Not only is the weather amazing, but fishing is good around the state.
Mon, 08 Jul 2019
You can see ospreys in the air and on top of their huge nests at a free Utah Division of Wildlife Resources event on Saturday, July 13.
"We are appreciative of the sacrifices that members of our country's armed forces make and wanted to show our gratitude," DWR assistant director Mike Canning said.
The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation has awarded over $4.3 million in grant funding to 55 different outdoor recreation infrastructure projects throughout the state of Utah.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019
This park offers something for everyone, from its desert canyon golf course, RV and tent camping, to access for off-highway vehicle riding in nearby Six-Mile Canyon.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Spotting a lizard sunning itself on a rock adds a bit of excitement to any outdoor adventure.
Wed, 29 May 2019
Free Fishing Day will be held on Saturday, June 8, and allows anyone to fish at any public waterbody in Utah without a license.
Tue, 21 May 2019
Camp Floyd State Park Museum is gearing up to host Johnston's Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend. The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston's Army.
Fri, 10 May 2019
Several big game populations are doing quite well in Utah, and so the wildlife board approved an increase in permits for several hunts this fall, including for doe deer and for buck and doe pronghorn.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019
If you are getting excited to take your fishing boat out for the first time this season, these five Utah lakes and reservoirs are a good place to start.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Antelope Island State Park is a popular recreational destination for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, camping, bird-watching and boating on the Great Salt Lake.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
During the winter, there is an increase in wildlife along the roadways, primarily due to big game animals migrating to lower elevations in search of feed
Thu, 07 Mar 2019
The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the event on March 9. Admission is free.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019
What's going on this year? And what should you do if wildlife shows up in your backyard?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019
If you want to hunt big game animals in Utah this fall, the clock is ticking. Applications for hunting permits are due no later than 11 p.m. on March 7.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019
Feb. 25, 2019 is the last day to apply
Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Before you start packing your backpack or checking the oil on your new snowmobile, it is important to check the weather conditions in your area to ensure it is safe to adventure out.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019
It's a sight you have to see to believe: thousands of snow and Ross' geese lifting off Gunnison Bend Reservoir amid honks and the beating of wings.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019
This tournament consists of both walleye and trout categories ? with $1000 in total prizes.
Your application must be received through wildlife.utah.gov, no later than 11 p.m. on March 7, to be included in the draw for permits.