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Nevada Reserve Game Warden Program

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017

Nevada Reserve Game Warden Program

Nevada has 31 field game wardens that are tasked with patrolling often massive tracts of wildlife habitat and boating areas. With so few people covering such large areas, the Division of Law Enforcement is always on the lookout to expand their capabilities or find creative ways to better protect wildlife resources. To grow the reach of game wardens, NDOW has created a Reserve Game Warden...

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$18,000 Reward for Information on Poaching Case

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016

$18,000 Reward for Information on Poaching Case

Eight mule deer were illegally killed and left to waste over the course of three weeks in September near Mount Charleston, outraging the sporting and nonsporting public alike. Since the original announcement, individuals and organizations have come forward to increase the reward offered for anyone with information to help solve the crime. The latest donation was $10,000 offered by Nevada...

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Nevada Game Wardens and Wildlife Crime

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016

Nevada Game Wardens and Wildlife Crime

Hunting season is here with early archery openers across the state, but with hunting season, some wildlife criminals use this time of year to hide among honest sportsmen to illegally take wildlife. One of the most important, primary duties of game wardens is to prevent wildlife crime, and this week, Edwin sits down with Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed and Game Warden Captain Brian Eller who...

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The Real Golden Treasure of Nevada

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016

By: Aaron Meier, NDOW Publications Coordinator While the country will be celebrating American Eagle Day June 20 the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) wants to also direct your attention to another impressive raptor. “The golden eagle is kind of the forgotten stepchild to the bald eagle, but it is just as impressive and beautiful and they thrive in Nevada,” said Joe Barnes,...

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Audubon Day and Every Day – NDOW Continues the Legacy of Educating People about Wild Birds

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016

The Nevada Department of Wildlife recognizes April 26 as a day to honor the birth of John James Audubon who engaged in extensive studies of American birds and created detailed illustrations of the birds in their natural habitats. NDOW promotes the legacy of John James Audubon by encouraging citizens and visitors to enjoy viewing the birds of Nevada. NDOW is responsible for managing the nearly...

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Nevada and Washington Wildlife Agencies Team Up to Repopulate Native Pronghorn

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016

In the early hours on a cold Thursday morning in January, 52 pronghorns stepped out of a trailer and onto land in the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington State. The animals had been native to these lands for some 8,000 years before disappearing in the early 1900s. The project was several years in the making and was a partnership between the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Colville...

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