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NDOW Releases Newest State Wildlife Action Plan

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), Wildlife Diversity Division, proudly announces the final 2022 iteration of the Nevada State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP), a forward-facing blueprint, guiding not only NDOW…

post December 14, 2023 Read More

Spring is here, and with it some very hungry bears

LAKE TAHOE INTERAGENCY BEAR TEAM PRESS RELEASE LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., May 4, 2022 – The snow is melting in the Lake Tahoe region and a mild winter has given way…

post May 4, 2022 Read More

Nevada hunters generate millions in economic impact for rural communities

University of Nevada, Reno Press Release– New study reveals spending on big game and upland game hunting RENO, Nev. – A new study by researchers at the University of Nevada,…

post October 11, 2022 Read More

Spring is an active time for Tahoe bear cubs and yearlings

Tahoe Interagency Bear Team Press Release LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., May 23, 2023 – As temperatures start to warm and snow begins to melt, a new crop of bear cubs are…

post May 23, 2023 Read More

NDOW Selects New Wildlife Diversity Administrator

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) has announced Jasmine Kleiber as the Department’s new Wildlife Diversity Division Administrator. The Wildlife Diversity Division protects and manages hundreds of Nevada’s non-game wildlife…

post April 1, 2024 Read More

NDOW to Accept Applications for Dove Hunt at Overton WMA

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Department of Wildlife will accept reservation applications for opening day and the first weekend of the 2023 dove hunting season at the Overton Wildlife…

post June 30, 2023 Read More

Elko County Hunting Tragedy a Sad Reminder on the Importance of Firearm Safety

Elko County, NV– The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) sends its deepest condolences to the family of a 48-year-old Winnemucca man who died last week after he was accidentally shot…

post November 9, 2022 Read More

NDOW and RPD Ask Neighborhoods to Secure Attractants As bears Get Ready to Enter Winter Dens

Reno, NV– The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and the Reno Police Department (RPD) have seen an uptick in calls related to bears throughout Reno, as the animals near the…

post November 16, 2022 Read More

Nevada Department of Wildlife Director Tony Wasley Announces Retirement

Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Director Tony Wasley announced today he will retire effective December 2022, ending an over 25-year tenure with the agency. For the last nearly 10 years,…

post November 21, 2022 Read More

Nevada Department of Wildlife Employee Lance Murray recognized as November Employee Veteran of the Month

Reno, NV: The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is excited to announce its Boating Access Program Manager, Lance Murray, has been named as the State of Nevada’s Employee Veteran of…

post December 16, 2022 Read More