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Boating Under the Influence

BOOZE AND BOATING DO NOT MIX Boaters need to remember that booze and boating DO NOT mix. Alcohol impairs your ability to operate a vessel safely in the same way…

post October 17, 2021 Read More

Nevada Law Enforcement Agencies to Participate in Nationwide Crackdown on Boating Under the Influence

Nevada: Law enforcement officers across Nevada will be on heightened alert for those violating boating under the influence laws this weekend as part of Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated…

post June 28, 2022 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

ACCESSIBLE NEVADA

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) encourages everyone to experience our State’s wild outdoors. We are committed to following the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) standards and working with groups…

post November 2, 2022 Read More

National Report Shows Massive Declines in Most Bird Populations

Reno, NV: A newly released report tracking bird populations in the United States finds that more than half of U.S. bird species are declining, including 70 newly identified “Tipping Point”…

post October 31, 2022 Read More

Lake Tahoe bears seeking food for winter

INTERAGENCY NEWS RELEASE Keep Tahoe bears wild! LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Oct. 27, 2022 – Fall is underway in the Tahoe Basin and Lake Tahoe bears are hungry! Autumn is the…

post October 31, 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

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Support Partnership with Nevada Department of Wildlife to reduce wildfire risk

Investment initiates 5-year project to support up to $10 million in future work RENO, Nev. — With funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Bureau of Land Management has…

post September 21, 2022 Read More

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed In Wild Bird Populations

Reno, NV– The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), in coordination with the USDA, has confirmed Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in wild bird populations in Nevada. HPAI is a contagious…

post September 16, 2022 Read More

GIS & Data

Our GIS/Data Team collects, analyzes, and maintains the spatial and non-spatial wildlife resource data we rely on to make informed, science-based decisions for the successful protection, preservation, management, and restoration…

post August 31, 2022 Read More