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Living with Wildlife

Posted by on May 25, 2017

Living with Wildlife

With spring upon us, you may notice a lot more wildlife activity in your area. As humans encroach further into traditional areas of wildlife habitat, human/wildlife interaction becomes even more harrowing. This week Edwin sits down with Jessica Heitt, urban wildlife coordinator in Western Nevada for the Nevada Department of Wildlife and Doug Nielsen, public information officer for NDOW in...

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Get Outside This Spring, Nevada

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017

Get Outside This Spring, Nevada

Springtime offers many ways to get out into the wild, but with so much spring runoff, there are some dangers around the water of which people should be aware. In an unrelated note, Mid-April also features many spring events and also marks the end of the big game application period. In today’s multi-themed show, Edwin sits down with Nick Duhe, boating education coordinator, and Game Warden Ian...

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Family Friendly Outdoor Opportunities in Nevada

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017

Family Friendly Outdoor Opportunities in Nevada

Spring break is just around the corner for students across the state. For parents who are tired of watching their kids whittle away their lives glued to the television or a phone, there is no better way to spend some time off than to get out in nature. This week, Edwin sits down with Chris Vasey, Conservation Education Chief, Chris Crookshanks, fisheries biologist, and Aaron Keller, outdoor...

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Outdoor Opportunities for Nevada’s Youth

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017

Outdoor Opportunities for Nevada’s Youth

For the past 30 years there has been a steady decline in the number of young people who hunt, fish, or enjoy other forms of wildlife-related outdoor recreation. The Maison T Ortiz Youth Outdoor Skills Camp was founded in 2011 to help reverse this trend in Nevada. The camp provides an interactive outdoor summer camp that engages youth in safe, responsible and fun wildlife and conservation...

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Shed Hunting Opportunities in Nevada

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017

Shed Hunting Opportunities in Nevada

Shed antler hunting is a great hobby that gets families out into Nevada’s vast expanses during late winter and early spring, but those who wish to hunt sheds have a duty to do it responsibly and legally, in order to minimize stress on winter-weakened wildlife and avoid impacts on animal’s habitat. This week we sit down with Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed and Aaron Keller, outdoor educator,...

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State of Nevada’s Waterfowl

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017

State of Nevada’s Waterfowl

Waterfowl season closed in Southern Nevada at the end of January, and at the close of the season, game wardens noticed an alarming increase in mistaken and illegal kills of some types of birds, including ten cormorants, five swans and two pelicans. This week we sit down with Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed to talk about this unusual amount of bird kills. We also talk with Russell...

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