Anyone looking for more information on shooting range grants or applying should review the program information and grant documents on our grant page. The application deadline is Friday, March 14. Any individual or organization with a shooting range project proposal is encouraged to apply. All grants come with some basic qualifications and stipulations and shooting range grant funds are no exception.
Nevada big game seasons begin in late
summer and it is never too early to prepare for a successful hunt. Part of that
preparation involves learning how to cook that freezer full of healthy, organic
and tasty game meat you will obtain. For the many hunters and families the
learning process begins with a simple question. What do I cook?
NDOW, through a temporary employment service, is recruiting for seasonal aquatic invasive species (AIS) watercraft inspectors and decontamination specialists. In addition, the positions will require AIS public outreach and education. Various positions are available including AIS watercraft specialists at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and statewide traveling rovers in both Southern and Northern Nevada.
Recent changes in Nevada’s fishing regulations have simplified the catch limit to three game fish on the entire Truckee River in an effort to make the regulation uniform with the ponds in Washoe County.
Brian Elmore of Fallon, Nevada, has won the Nevada Board
of Wildlife Commissioner’s 2013 Wayne E. Kirch Wildlife Conservation
award. Elmore’s commitment to Nevada’s
wildlife resources will be recognized during the March Nevada Board of Wildlife
Commissioner’s meeting in Reno, where he will receive the award.
A Las Vegas man was convicted of possession of a big game animal without a valid tag, a gross misdemeanor, in the Seventh Judicial District Court Feb. 14.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife has confirmed that the same strain of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae, the pathogen that led to a pneumonia outbreak in the River Mountain herd of desert bighorn sheep in August 2013, has been found in bighorn sheep herds living in the Eldorado, McCullough and Spring Mountain ranges.
If you were able to stop by the Nevada
Department of Wildlife headquarters office in Reno in the early morning hours
before the doors open to the public at 8 a.m. you would most likely find Shawn
Espinosa, wildlife staff specialist responsible for the Upland Game Program, at
his desk.The same would be true if you
poked your head in his door well after closing.After a while you would have to wonder, “Does this guy ever go home?”
Game wardens are seeking information on two mule deer does and one fawn that were shot and left near the Cold Creek community, about six miles from the High Desert Correctional Facility sometime in the early morning of January 25. Operation Game Thief (OGT) is offering a $1,000 reward to help catch the poacher.
When the Nevada State Board of Wildlife Commissioners met recently in
Las Vegas, its members tackled an agenda that included the establishment of big
game hunting seasons for 2014 into 2015, including several “antlerless elk management”
hunts that allow for combination deer and cow elk tags, combination bull elk
and cow elk tags, spike elk hunts and Nevada’s fourth bear hunt. Also on the agenda was the removal of fishing
tackle restrictions on certain spans of the Truckee River.