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Living with Wildlife

Posted by on May 25, 2017

Living with Wildlife

With spring upon us, you may notice a lot more wildlife activity in your area. As humans encroach further into traditional areas of wildlife habitat, human/wildlife interaction becomes even more harrowing. This week Edwin sits down with Jessica Heitt, urban wildlife coordinator in Western Nevada for the Nevada Department of Wildlife and Doug Nielsen, public information officer for NDOW in...

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Safe Boating Week

Posted by on May 18, 2017

Safe Boating Week

Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional kickoff to boating season, which also coincides with National Safe Boating Week. The week before Memorial Day, across the country, boating officials remind people of the often avoidable dangers that await boaters. Boating can be a great time and there are a few steps people can take to make sure it’s a safe time too. This week, Ed sits down with Fred...

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The Citizen Scientist

Posted by on May 12, 2017

The Citizen Scientist

When people think of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, they often associate it with hunting and fishing, but recreation is only one piece to a complex and important resource protection mission. NDOW manages more than 890 species, including amphibians, rodents, birds and creatures of all kinds. To achieve its mission, NDOW often uses volunteers who act as citizen scientists to collect...

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Migrating Bats

Posted by on May 4, 2017

Migrating Bats

Many people aren’t aware of how some bats live in Nevada and the great lengths Nevada biologists take to understand and protect these sometimes vulnerable species. NDOW is participating in a project to track and better understand the Mexican Freetail Bat. This week, Edwin sits down with Jason Williams, wildlife diversity biologist, from Ely to talk all about the project....

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Nevada Dream Tag Raffle

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017

Nevada Dream Tag Raffle

With the close of the tag application period, some people may think they have no chance at all to draw the hunt of a lifetime…but they would be wrong. For only $5 per raffle ticket, the Nevada Dream Tag still gives sportsmen the shot at winning one of five premier big game tags (elk, California bighorn sheep, desert bighorn sheep, antelope and mule deer), and tickets are sold until June...

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