Utah DWR http://kuer.org en Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Wants to Prevent the Spread of the "STD of the Sea" http://kuer.org/post/utah-division-wildlife-resources-wants-prevent-spread-std-sea <p>The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is launching a new campaign to help stop the <a href="http://wildlife.utah.gov/learn-invasive-mussels.html" target="_blank">spreading of invasive mussels</a> in Utah lakes.</p><p>In the new campaign the DWR is asking people to “practice safe boating” by cleaning, draining, and drying their boats to prevent the spread of the “STD of the Sea.” Jordan Nielson is the Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator at the DWR. He says if the mussels spread it could severely damage the state’s infrastructure used to bring water to population centers.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:37:57 +0000 Brian Grimmett 48701 at http://kuer.org Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Wants to Prevent the Spread of the "STD of the Sea" Big Game Changes Open for Public Comment http://kuer.org/post/big-game-changes-open-public-comment <p>Last week, the Utah Divison of Wildlife released its annual agenda of proposed changes for 2014’s big game hunting season. The changes cover a wide range of hunting issues and also address a possible addition to the organization’s mule deer management plan.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:59:45 +0000 Karina Puikkonen 37505 at http://kuer.org Big Game Changes Open for Public Comment Utah Wildlife Managers Support Proposal to Remove Gray Wolf from Endangered Species List http://kuer.org/post/utah-wildlife-managers-support-proposal-remove-gray-wolf-endangered-species-list <p>After several decades of recovery efforts the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is <a href="http://www.fws.gov/graywolfrecovery062013.html" target="_blank">proposing to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list</a>.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 21:45:38 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30570 at http://kuer.org Utah Wildlife Managers Support Proposal to Remove Gray Wolf from Endangered Species List New Plan Lets Ferrets, Landowners Get Along http://kuer.org/post/new-plan-lets-ferrets-landowners-get-along <p></p><div>&nbsp; The U-S Fish and Wildlife Service has worked out a framework for state agencies and private landowners to cooperate on protecting the black-footed ferret. &nbsp;It allows landowners to continue grazing or other uses on their land if they're willing to set aside some habitat for the ferrets.</div><p></p><p>Brian Maxfield, a biologist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, says it gives the ferret's neighbors a clear understanding of what they can expect in areas where the ferrets have been re-introduced.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:45:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 22509 at http://kuer.org New Plan Lets Ferrets, Landowners Get Along