News from NDOW

NDOW Sponsors Tag Application Workshop

Sportsmen who want to learn more about Nevada’s big game tag application process can attend a free informational workshop hosted by the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW).

Big Game Application Workshop Offered by NDOW(1)

Southern Nevada hunters who are interested in learning more about Nevada's big game tag application process can attend a free informational workshop hosted by the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW). Agency staff will provide information on Nevada's big game management, tag quotas and allocations, draw odds, and bonus points.

Online Version of Big Game Application Book Now Available

The Nevada Big Game Seasons and Applications Regulations magazine, the booklet used to apply for big game tags in the Silver State, is now available.

Boaters Urged to get Educated before Boating Season

As part of the Spring Aboard-Take a Boating Education Course campaign, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is encouraging boaters to get educated on boater safety. Many course providers are offering discounts or other incentives for students who enroll or complete a boating safety education course.

Nominations Sought for Wayne E. Kirch Conservation Award(3)

The  state’s Board of Wildlife Commissioners is currently seeking nominations for  the 2016 Wayne E. Kirch Nevada Wildlife Conservation Award.

Drought Buster Winter has Anglers Excited

The winter storms that have pounded much of Nevada the past few months have been met with varied reactions. There are those people who are growing weary of huge snow banks, digging their cars out of the snow to drive to work on icy roads. Anglers, however, are definitely not in that group.

Shed Hunters Urged to Respect Wildlife and Habitat

Shed antler hunting is a great hobby that gets families out into Nevada's vast expanses during late winter and early spring, but those who wish to hunt sheds have a duty to do it responsibly and legally, in order to minimize stress on winter-weakened wildlife and avoid impacts on habitat.

Job Opportunity: AIS Specialist

Seasonal Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Watercraft Inspection, Decontamination and Outreach Specialist Join the Nevada Department of Wildlife’s AIS Team this summer to help prevent the introduction of harmful aquatic invasive species into Nevada’s lakes and reservoirs. The Nevada Department of


Feeding Wildlife in the Winter May do More Harm than Good

For those who keep tabs on Nevada's wildlife, a frequently asked question during periods of heavy snowfall is – should we feed wildlife when winter limits their food availability?

NDOW Veterinarian Earns National Award

Dr. Peregrine Wolff, DVM, veterinarian for the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), was awarded the State Statesman award by the Wild Sheep Foundation at its annual convention and sporting expo (Sheep Show) in January.
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