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Family Friendly Outdoor Opportunities in Nevada

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017

Family Friendly Outdoor Opportunities in Nevada

Spring break is just around the corner for students across the state. For parents who are tired of watching their kids whittle away their lives glued to the television or a phone, there is no better way to spend some time off than to get out in nature. This week, Edwin sits down with Chris Vasey, Conservation Education Chief, Chris Crookshanks, fisheries biologist, and Aaron Keller, outdoor...

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Paddle Boarding is a Fast Growing Sport – Is it Right for You?

Posted by on May 6, 2016

Paddle Boarding is a Fast Growing Sport – Is it Right for You?

With continuing rain showers and a solid winter fueling the Truckee River and other waters, it’s more important than ever to talk about the safety of paddlers. Edwin sits down with Reno paddler Charles Albright, who talks at length about paddling safety on rivers and lakes, how and where to get started in the sport and more. They also cover the explosive growth of paddling across the state....

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Meet NDOW Game Warden Chief – Tyler Turnipseed

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015

Meet NDOW Game Warden Chief – Tyler Turnipseed

This week, Edwin talks with Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed about the future of wildlife and boating law enforcement in Nevada. Chief Turnipseed took over the helm of the division of law enforcement earlier this year, and Edwin sits down to talk about priorities and where the chief sees the most pressing challenges ahead. Following that, Edwin talks with Teresa about NDOW’s new and innovative...

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Hosts of Nevada Wild Discuss Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014

Teresa and I recently had a chance to talk about the economic impacts of outdoor recreation during a business roundtable program in Reno.   The bottom line is that outdoor recreations is an economic boon to not only Nevada but to every state.  In Nevada, the positive impacts of hunting, fishing and boating are likely to be felt the most in rural communities.  Without the yearly march of fall...

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