Young man holding a rainbow trout caught at Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Fisheries Technician

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources, has one seasonal fisheries technician position (no benefits) available at the Northeastern Regional Office in Vernal, Utah. The successful applicant will work about 40 hours per week from approximately May through November 2024.

Predict its rise, win a prize

SALT LAKE CITY (April 22, 2024) – Predict its rise and win a prize! Thanks to another stellar snowpack year, concerted conservation and strategic management efforts (including releasing water from Utah Lake and other reservoirs) Great Salt Lake is on the rise. How high do you think the south arm of the lake will rise before it starts to drop …

State of Utah Strongly Opposes the Bureau of Land Management’s Public Lands Use

SALT LAKE CITY (April 18, 2024) – Today, the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) released its final “Public Lands Rule.” Certain provisions in the Rule will negatively impact the 22.8 million acres of BLM land in Utah. Although the BLM claims that this Rule will enhance conservation, it will ironically impair the ability of BLM employees and their partners at …

Technician performing quagga mussel decontamination on Lincoln Beach at Utah Lake

Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Tech I (Utah Lake Marinas)

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has seasonal positions (no benefits) available at Utah Lake Marinas (Lincoln Beach, Lindon, American Fork and Saratoga Springs). This appointment will last from approximately May 15 to September 5, 2024, with the possibility of an extension. Housing is not provided.

Record $4.8 million raised for habitat restoration, other wildlife projects through 2023 conservation permits

SALT LAKE CITY (April 17, 2024) — Dozens of projects benefiting wildlife — including wildlife research, conservation and habitat restoration projects — have been funded after a record $4.8 million was committed to the projects by participating conservation groups during the annual conservation permit project funding meeting held on April 10. Read more about it here.

Phragmites burn on the Great Salt Lake

OGDEN (April 4, 2024) — Fire personnel from the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands attempted to burn 2,000 acres of invasive phragmites that had been previously treated with herbicide just outside of the Ogden Bay Wildlife Management Area on the Great Salt Lake. Due to unfavorable weather conditions that hindered fire activity, crews could not completely meet …

New funding announced in Toquerville

TOQUERVILLE (March 27, 2024) — Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton announced funding for a new reservoir while in Toquerville, Utah on Wednesday, March 27. DNR joined Touton, Toquerville City, Washington County Water Conservancy District and Congresswoman Celeste Maloy at the celebration of nearly $12 million in funding for the project. Touton participated in a tour of the construction …

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Central Region Office in Springville

Wildlife Technician I

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources, has two seasonal positions (no benefits) available in Springville, Utah.