Nevada Wild

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Bird Watching in Nevada

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015

Bird Watching in Nevada

On Nevada Wild we’ve talked a lot about upland game and waterfowl seasons, but there’s another great way to experience birds in the wild — bird watching. This week, Edwin and Teresa sit down with Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioner, David McNinch, to discuss bird watching in Nevada and the annual Christmas Bird Count. Resources Red Rock Audubon Society Lahontan Audubon Society...

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Have a Wild-to-Table Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015

Have a  Wild-to-Table Thanksgiving

With the approach of Thanksgiving, Edwin and Teresa sit down to discuss alternative meats to compliment or even replace that traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Joining them is Lara Ritchie, chef/owner of Nothing To It Culinary Center in Reno. Nothing To It has been offering classes in cooking wild game in coordination with NDOW. Lara offers up some alternative ideas and tricks to making a wild...

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Persistence is Key When Hunting Nevada Mule Deer

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015

Persistence is Key When Hunting Nevada Mule Deer

This week on Nevada Wild, Edwin and Teresa update you with stories of some successful big game hunts. Joining us in the first segment is NDOW big game biologist Cody Schroeder, who earlier in the season provided mule deer hunting tips. He returns with tales from his own successful mule deer hunt. In the second half of the show, first-time guest, habitat biologist Matt Maples talks about his...

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We Need Your Help: Ongoing Elk Poaching Investigation

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015

We Need Your Help: Ongoing Elk Poaching Investigation

This week on Nevada Wild, Edwin and Teresa sit down first with Game Warden John Anderson to talk about the recent elk poaching case. In the second half, Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed discusses the challenges and intricacies of investigating big game poaching cases. Sometime during the night of August 29, several people were involved in the shooting of a bull elk. They took the head, antlers...

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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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Celebrating Bats in Nevada

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015

Celebrating Bats in Nevada

In an effort to help bring awareness to all the good bats do, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is once again taking part in Bat Week from October 25 through 31. By their very nature, bats are mysterious; they are active at night, hard to see and are often very quiet. But bats are so important in Nevada’s ecosystem it’s time to debunk many of the myths about them. The Nevada Department of...

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