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Operation Game Thief in Nevada

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017

Operation Game Thief in Nevada

Operation Game Thief (OGT) is a state-run program that pays rewards for information on wildlife crime. The OGT Citizen’s Board is a private group that generates the money and actually pays out the rewards. OGT is holding a raffle to raise funds for rewards and to bring attention to the important issue of wildlife crime. This week, Edwin sits down with Andrea Emnas from the OGT Citizen’s board,...

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Outdoor Opportunities for Nevada’s Youth

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017

Outdoor Opportunities for Nevada’s Youth

For the past 30 years there has been a steady decline in the number of young people who hunt, fish, or enjoy other forms of wildlife-related outdoor recreation. The Maison T Ortiz Youth Outdoor Skills Camp was founded in 2011 to help reverse this trend in Nevada. The camp provides an interactive outdoor summer camp that engages youth in safe, responsible and fun wildlife and conservation...

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Shed Hunting Opportunities in Nevada

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017

Shed Hunting Opportunities in Nevada

Shed antler hunting is a great hobby that gets families out into Nevada’s vast expanses during late winter and early spring, but those who wish to hunt sheds have a duty to do it responsibly and legally, in order to minimize stress on winter-weakened wildlife and avoid impacts on animal’s habitat. This week we sit down with Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed and Aaron Keller, outdoor educator,...

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The Wild Sheep Show

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017

The Wild Sheep Show

The Wild Sheep Show is January 19-21 in Reno. It is the largest outdoor show dedicated to wild sheep, and it’s coordinated by the Wild Sheep Foundation. This show is held in conjunction with the Youth Wildlife Conservation Experience, an interactive wildlife education program aimed at children and youth—who represent the future of wildlife and outdoor sports. This week we sit down with Ryan...

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Benefits of Eating Wild Game

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016

Benefits of Eating Wild Game

The quality of food in America is a source of concern for many people. Hormones, artificial ingredients and added sugars make much of the food we eat less healthy than we would like it to be. There is a source of pure, natural animal protein available to anyone who buys a hunting or fishing license. This meat is not only healthy, it can be delicious and a culinary treat like nothing else you’ve...

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Gift Ideas for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016

Gift Ideas for Outdoor Enthusiasts

It can be a challenge to buy Christmas gifts for outdoor enthusiasts, like hunters and anglers, especially if you are not an avid sportsman yourself. This week, we sit down with Aaron Meier, NDOWs publication manager, and Aaron Keller, Nevada’s hunter education coordinator, to talk about Christmas gifts for the sporting enthusiast in your life....

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