Governor Brian Sandoval has declared July "BEAR Logic Month." "BEAR" stands for Bear Education, Aversion and Research, and BEAR Logic Month is an opportunity to help educate the public about living in bear country.
The 2015 hunting season for mourning doves opens September 1. Those hunters who plan to spend the opening day and first weekend of the season pursuing these birds at the Overton Wildlife Management Area have only until July 8 to submit their reservation applications to the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW).
As the summer recreational boating season gets into full swing, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), along with several other law enforcement agencies, is ramping up enforcement of boating under the influence laws in Nevada. This is all part of a national safety campaign that begins this weekend. The annual three-day, heightened awareness and enforcement campaign, Operation Dry Water, focuses on deterring boaters from boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
There are only eight days left to purchase your tickets for the Nevada Dream Tag raffle. The raffle tickets will continue to be sold until 5 p.m. on Tuesday (June 30).
The Nevada Waterfowl Association (NWA) has selected the Bufflehead as the species for this year’s Nevada Duck Stamp Art Contest.
After the big game tag results were posted last week a parent posted on the Nevada Department of Wildlife’s Facebook page that he couldn’t even get excited about the tag he had pulled because his daughter had not been awarded one of the junior mule deer tags. Well, to that father and to all of the other parents that want their kids to hunt this year, the Nevada Department of Wildlife has announced that there are still 345 junior mule deer tags available for the second draw.
Stemming from a multi-month investigation in Lander and Elko Counties, an Elko man was sentenced for illegal trapping activities on June 4 in Elko Justice Court. The investigation uncovered the illegal use of exposed bait and trap visitation times far outside the legal limit, causing the death of many animals, including a mule deer fawn and an elk calf.
If you did not draw a big game tag in the recently completed main draw, don’t give up just yet. There are still tags left for the upcoming second draw. The second draw application process will open on June 12 at 8 a.m.
Nevada Free Fishing Day is one day only: this Saturday, June 13, 2015. On Free Fishing Day anglers may fish in any public fishing water in the state without needing a fishing license or trout stamp. All limits and other regulations apply.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) announces the start of the summer-long boating education program that offers prizes and incentives for boaters who participate in one of the many boating safety promotions throughout the summer or who take a boating education course, offered by NDOW.