Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Utah woman hospitalized after apparent moose attack

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials say it’s not uncommon to see a moose in the area, but to be attacked by one is rare.SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say a woman is recovering after an apparent moose attack in Summit County. Two hikers found the woman lying on a trail with her dog early this week. They told authorities…

Angler’s record Utah lake trout catch deemed invalid

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo)SALT LAKE CITY — An Idaho man who caught a record-setting trout in Utah has been told his fish does not qualify for the record anymore because he caught it without a valid fishing license. Sidney Cellan caught the 57-pound, 48-inch lake trout in June at the Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The Utah Division of Wildlife…

Utah biologists work to save boreal toads from extinction

Environmental groups like the Center for Biological Diversity have fought for an endangered species listing for the amphibians since the 1990s. And after reaching a settlement, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will likely issue a listing decision on the toads by the end of September.

Utah wildlife official named acting head of U.S. Fish and Wildlife

(Bears Ears National Monument Facebook photo)SALT LAKE CITY — The head of Utah’s wildlife management division has been tapped as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position where he’ll serve as acting head of the agency until a director is named and confirmed. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appointed Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Director Greg…