Here is a quick hunting quiz: What challenging Nevada game bird can fly up to 60 miles an hour and has eyesight and hearing sharp enough to spot hunters from great distances? Not sure? Does the phrase “gobble, gobble” help?
That’s right; one of the toughest game birds in Nevada is actually the wild turkey. Shawn Espinosa, Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) game biologist, points to several attributes that make the turkey such a formidable target.
get a bad reputation because they are active at night, they’re hard to see, are
often very quiet, and therefore really mysterious. It’s easy to
come up with scary thoughts about things that go bump in the dark, and
unfortunately, a lot of people think of bats as that bump in the dark.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is seeking the public’s assistance in helping to solve an elk poaching case that occurred earlier this month in Eastern Nevada.
State, federal, and
non-profit organizations plan to sign a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding
(MOU) for proactive sagebrush conservation and restoration across Nevada and
the Bi-State area along the California/Nevada border.
On Oct. 1, 2018, Kenneth Wayne Hines, 57, of Sparks, Nevada was sentenced for possession of an unlawfully harvested big game animal; a gross misdemeanor, in 4th Judicial District Court in Elko, Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is continuing its efforts to
monitor cases of Botulism within the Truckee Meadows area, and specifically in
the Carson Lake Wetlands.
The state’s Board of Wildlife Commissioners
is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Wayne E. Kirch Nevada Wildlife
Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will
host a waterfowl hunting seminar Saturday, Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
at the Clark County Shooting Complex Education Center located at 11357 N.
Decatur Blvd. in Las Vegas.
Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) has been actively addressing recent cases
of Avian Type C Botulism, an often fatal disease in birds. Type
C Botulism has been reported from within the Truckee Meadows area as well as an
outbreak near Fallon.
43-year-old woman from California was killed last night when her jet ski
collided with a boat on the Colorado River near Laughlin.