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Paddle Boarding is a Fast Growing Sport – Is it Right for You?

Posted by on May 6, 2016

Paddle Boarding is a Fast Growing Sport – Is it Right for You?

With continuing rain showers and a solid winter fueling the Truckee River and other waters, it’s more important than ever to talk about the safety of paddlers. Edwin sits down with Reno paddler Charles Albright, who talks at length about paddling safety on rivers and lakes, how and where to get started in the sport and more. They also cover the explosive growth of paddling across the state....

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Celebrating Arbor Day in Nevada

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016

Celebrating Arbor Day in Nevada

April 29 is Arbor Day, an annual effort to promote public tree-planting in America and other countries. This week, on Nevada Wild, we sit down with habitat biologist Lee Turner to talk about trees: an important and sometimes misunderstood component of Nevada’s wildlife habitat. Nevada has many important habitats from the High Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Sagebrush Ecosystem. For people who...

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Behind the Scenes: Nevada and Washington Team Up on Pronghorn Transplant

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Nevada and Washington Team Up on Pronghorn Transplant

Earlier this year 52 pronghorn antelope were released on the Colville Indian Reservation in the north-central part of Washington State after making the journey from Nevada where they were captured as part of a transplant operation. These antelope captured near Battle Mountain were part of an operation to help return the species to a once populated range in Washington. The animals had been native...

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National Spring Aboard Week and Boating Safety in Nevada

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016

National Spring Aboard Week and Boating Safety in Nevada

Although boating season is still a few weeks away in many parts of Nevada, it’s the perfect time to take a boating education course to make sure you are prepared for summer. This week Teresa interviews NDOW’s boating education team, Edwin Lyngar and Nick Duhe, covering the national Spring Aboard campaign, a nationwide push to get boaters into a boating safety class that runs April 17th through...

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Exotic Pets and Nevada’s Wildlife

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016

Exotic Pets and Nevada’s Wildlife

Spring is a key time for many types of wildlife as it’s often when several species are having or caring for their young. It’s a period when wildlife can be more vulnerable. So it’s a perfect time to remind people about an often unrecognized threat to wildlife, domestic and exotic pets. This week on Nevada Wild Edwin and Teresa sit down with game biologist Russell Woolstenhulme and fisheries...

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How to Become a Volunteer for NDOW

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016

How to Become a Volunteer for NDOW

Volunteers assist on projects as diverse as the work of the Department of Wildlife. They work on projects like surveying raptors and reptiles, gathering sagebrush seed, transplanting bighorn sheep and pronghorn, restoring wildlife habitat, and so much more. This week we talk with NDOW Volunteer Coordinators, Kim Toulouse and Abbe Czarnecki. Hear about the exciting opportunities for volunteers...

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