Nevada Wild

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Golden Eagle Conservation in Nevada

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016

Golden Eagle Conservation in Nevada

This week on Nevada Wild, Teresa and Edwin discuss the efforts to conserve the Golden Eagle in the Silver State with NDOW Diversity Biologist Joe Barnes in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The golden is eagle as a fascinating beautiful, raptor. Larger even that the bald eagle, some reach 13 pounds and can have a wing span of seven feet. The Nevada Department of...

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Restoring Comins Lake to Former Glory

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

Restoring Comins Lake to Former Glory

Last fall we brought to you the story of Comins and Basset Lakes, both near Ely in White Pine County. These once vital fisheries were nearly destroyed by northern pike and NDOW was undergoing an effort to remove those pike and restore the trout fishery. In this episode of Nevada Wild Edwin and Teresa have the opportunity to follow up with NDOW fisheries biologist Heath Korell to see what NDOW...

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Free Fishing Day in Nevada

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016

Free Fishing Day in Nevada

Free Fishing Day is your one chance during the year to get hooked for free! In Nevada it always falls on the second Saturday in June. This year Free Fishing Day will be on June 11, 2016. No license or trout stamp is needed for adults or children on this date. This week on Nevada Wild Edwin and Teresa talk to Outdoor Education Coordinator Chris Vasey and Angler Education Coordinator Ivy Santee to...

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Restoring the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Posted by on May 27, 2016

Restoring the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Pyramid Lake is the only place on earth that you can catch record setting cutthroat trout. The lake itself is a world-class fishery and boating destination wholly owned and administered by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation. This week, Edwin and Teresa sit down with Vinton Hawley, Chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, to talk about the massive effort it has taken to restore the Lahontan...

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National Safe Boating Week

Posted by on May 20, 2016

National Safe Boating Week

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional kickoff to boating season. The week before, May 21-27 is National Safe Boating Week. This is when local, state and Federal agencies and organizations team up to promote the importance of boating education, sober boating and especially life jacket wear. This week Edwin and Teresa sit down with Fred Messmann, deputy director of the National Safe Boating...

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100 Years of Migratory Bird Conservation

Posted by on May 13, 2016

100 Years of Migratory Bird Conservation

On Sept. 1, 1914 the last known Passenger Pigeon died at the Cincinnati Zoo. What had once been the most abundant bird in North America was gone forever. This, coupled with serious declines in other bird species, galvanized conservation efforts and was one of the reasons the Migratory Bird Treaty came into being. This year we mark the centennial of the Convention between the United States and...

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