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Northern Pike – Comins Lake

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

Northern Pike – Comins Lake

Just a few months ago, Nevada Wild talked about the great success NDOW had eliminating Northern Pike from Comins Lake. Yet, just last month, biologists discovered new Northern Pike illegally introduced back into the lake. These invasive fish could very well decimate what could be one of the best fisheries in the state. This week, Edwin sits down with Fisheries Chief Jon Sjoberg and Chief Game...

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Life Jacket Loaner Stations

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017

Life Jacket Loaner Stations

The water flows on the Truckee and other rivers in Nevada have finally slowed, bringing boaters and swimmers out in force. Even with low flows, moving water can still be very dangerous. To help promote water safety, The Nevada Department of Wildlife, the City of Reno, Truckee River Foundation and One Truckee River Initiative opened two life jacket loaner stations this summer to offer life...

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Living with Coyotes

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017

Living with Coyotes

Coyotes are a part of life in the high and low desert alike. As a fundamental part of life in Nevada, it’s important to learn to live with these often misunderstood animals. To help the public, NDOW has scheduled two workshops to teach the public about how to manage coyote conflicts. This week, Edwin sits down with Carl Frey, a member of wildlife services, and Jessica Heitt, a specialist in...

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Wildfires

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017

Wildfires

Northern Nevada and California are ablaze with wildfire, a hangover from record winter precipitation. The first priority is always to save lives and property, but what happens to the wildlife and habitat that make up these remote locations both during and after the blaze? This week, Edwin sits down to talk about wildlife, habitat and future fire restoration with Alan Jenne, NDOW’s chief of...

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Living With Wildlife

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017

Living With Wildlife

One of the best parts of living in Northern Nevada is the abundant open spaces and the opportunity we have to see wildlife. July is Bear Logic month which is a great reminder for people to act responsibly around bears and other wildlife. This week Edwin talks with NDOW Bear Biologist Carl Lackey and Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed about living with wildlife....

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