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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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Congested Shooting Areas and Firearm Safety

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015

Congested Shooting Areas and Firearm Safety

As hunting seasons for upland game, waterfowl and big game heat up, Edwin and Teresa talk about congested shooting areas and firearm safety. Listen this week to Washoe County Deputy Sheriff Jeff McCaskill talk about where to shoot legally in Washoe County, and in the second half of the show, Game Warden Mike McCusker will talk firearm safety. Resources: Congested Area Maps...

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Operation Dry Water in Nevada

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015

Operation Dry Water in Nevada

This weekend is important one for boating safety, as it marks the kick off to Operation Dry Water, a nationwide event that promotes sober boating.  In addition, even with low water, Nevada has had several fatal boating accidents this year.  This week, Edwin sits down with David Pfiffner, game warden captain and Nevada’s boating law administrator to talk about operation dry water and the latest...

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Podcast: NDOW Participates in National Campaign to Promote Boating Education

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015

Podcast: NDOW Participates in National Campaign to Promote Boating Education

This week on Nevada Wild, we talk about boating safety and education in Nevada. During the week of April 20-26, 2015, the Nevada Department of Wildlife in conjunction with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) encourages boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course. Working in partnership with the states, many course providers will offer...

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