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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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NDOW Employees Keep Nevada Beautiful

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016

NDOW Employees Keep Nevada Beautiful

April is Keep American Beautiful Month, which envisions a country where every community is clean, green and a beautiful place to live. Here at NDOW, we envision a Nevada that’s just that. And in fact we are working every day to make it a reality, especially for Nevada’s wild places. We thought we would take this opportunity to share some photos, taken by NDOW employees, of the work they are...

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Expansion of Ruffed Grouse Range in Nevada

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016

Expansion of Ruffed Grouse Range in Nevada

By: Steve Kemp, NDOW Wildlife Educator, Eastern Region In an ongoing effort to expand the ruffed grouse range and increase hunter opportunity, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), has implemented a plan to capture and relocate this medium sized forest grouse into many portions of central and northern Nevada. Podcast: Tips to Finding Ruffed Grouse in Nevada Before 1963, Nevadans had no...

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How to Ice Fish in Nevada

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016

How to Ice Fish in Nevada

By: Joe Doucette, NDOW Outdoor Educator, Eastern Region For those anglers new to ice fishing, you are in for a surprise. It is relaxing, quite easy and much more social than its warm weather cousin. Contrary to popular myth, ice anglers can use pretty much the same gear that they use during the summer with just a few minor exceptions. Getting Started What you need: Fishing rod – When I was...

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