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    It is time for the annual spring yard sale boat lecture. My wife and kids say I lecture too much, but every spring the Nevada Department of Wildlife office in Elko has excited new boat owners come in to register their watercraft only to find that they don’t have the proper paperwork. So here…

      The survey is in the middle of its second iteration with the goal of learning more about where this largest member of the weasel family is found and what may have changed in the meantime.

        Most people are familiar with the term “circadian rhythm,” that daily rhythm that your body lives by. Each individual has their own rhythm, with some generalizations like during the day humans are awake and we sleep at night. That is how we were made, and typically it is only by human interv…

          Nature quiz. What is the difference between antlers and horns? Which North American wildlife carry antlers and which horns? Bonus question: name one more unique fact about the pronghorn, concerning its horns.

            Next week’s weather forecast calls for temperatures in the 60s. Woo Hoo! Time to go fishing! But hold on. Is your fishing gear in good shape and ready to perform if you manage to hook the big one? A couple of hours of work could mean the difference between a great fishing trip or a frustrati…

            The 5th Annual Compston Ice Fishing Derby, held March 5, had a great turnout with 185 participants including adults and youth. The event, which was held at Wildhorse Reservoir and staged out of Amy’s Bar and Grill (formerly the Wild Horse Resort) had a kids’ division that allowed youth 12 an…

            Last weekend saw a near tragedy averted. Two anglers crossing Wildhorse Reservoir on a side-by-side drove across a weak spot on the ice and had their vehicle break through and sink to the bottom. As it did, the ice and water around them prohibited the opening of the doors and they had to eva…

            Here in northeastern Nevada, this time of year can be tricky because overnights and mornings can be quite cold. However, as the northern hemisphere begins to be tilted more toward the sun, combined with the increased daylight hours, the afternoons can be quite delightful. During this time of…

            Like last year, the first week of March has seen some crazy warm temperatures. While it is cooling down for the weekend, earlier this week saw temperatures in the mid 60s! Not good for our snowpack. As of Friday, the snowpack in most Nevada basins ranged from a low of 66% of median to 90% of…

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            Place-based education (PBE) engages students in local heritage, cultures, landscapes, and experiences. In northern Nevada, there is a wide variety of locations where PBE can be utilized due to our position in history with, for example the railroad and the emigrant trails, as well as our uniq…

            President Day Weekend’s Wild Horse Trout Derby was a big success, especially with the addition of a perch payout. 509 people showed up on Saturday and 330 on Sunday and the fishing was good for both trout and perch.

            We have family members who have kept a houseboat on Lake Powell for years. Cindy and I have made numerous trips to southern Utah to boat with them. We recently visited the lake and saw the effects of dropping water levels on the lake and on its boating. We have watched the “bathtub ring” exp…

            The winter started off great with December and the first week of January providing above average snow and putting the snowpack at or above 100% of median at that time. Unfortunately, the warm dry weather has sucked much of that moisture away. Currently the snowpack in Nevada basins is rangin…

            Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks personnel recently captured and radio-collared 24 female pronghorn across Fergus, Petroleum, and South Phillips counties to sample for Montana’s statewide pronghorn research project. Despite the heavy winds (as evidenced via video), the capture crew were able …

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