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

Secure Food, Trash and Other Summer Attractants – Interagency News Release

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., August 16, 2022 – Summer can be a tough time to be a bear. Green grasses have dried up and berries haven’t quite ripened for eating yet,…

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$3.1M Approved to Support Conservation of Native Fish Species at Lake Mead Fish Hatchery

Las Vegas, NV — Lawmakers on the State Interim Finance Committee (IFC) approved the addition of $3.1 million in federal funds to the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) budget for…

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Applications due for hunt reservations at Overton and Key Pittman WMAs

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Department of Wildlife is accepting applications for hunt reservations from those wishing to hunt opening day of the 2022 duck and goose seasons at…

post August 12, 2022 Read More

Man Rescued at Tahoe after Spending Two Hours in the Water

Reno, NV – A man was rescued from Lake Tahoe on Wednesday after getting separated from his jet ski near Cave Rock and spending nearly two hours in the water….

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NDOW is Accepting Dove Hunt Reservations for Overton WMA

Las Vegas, NV: The Nevada Department of Wildlife is now accepting reservation applications for opening day and the first weekend of the 2022 dove hunting season at the Overton Wildlife…

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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…

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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…

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NDOW Biologists Monitor Wildhorse Reservoir after Fish Die-off

Elko County, NV: On Friday, April 8, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) received reports of numerous dead fish at Wildhorse Reservoir in northern Elko County. After surveying the area,…

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