Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is hosting a free Mule Deer Watch on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Nash Wash Wildlife Management Area located east of Green.

GREEN RIVER, Emery County — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is hosting a free Mule Deer Watch on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Nash Wash Wildlife Management Area located east of Green River.

The Nov. 18 trip is limited to the first 25 people who register at https://goo.gl/oxc7qV.

Because the Book Cliffs just north of Nash Wash are a limited-entry hunting unit. the wildlife management area is one of the best places to see deer, especially bucks. Viewers can watch deer from their vehicles as they drive along the area’s network of maintained roads.

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Dozens of deer can usually be seen in a relatively small area. But that will also depend on the weather, food supply and other variables. “Unlike visiting a zoo, there’s no guarantee with wildlife,” Morgan Jacobsen, regional conservation outreach manager with the DWR, said in a statement “But your chances of getting a good look at deer during the breeding season at Nash Wash are very good.”

Once participants register, the meeting location and other details will be sent to them via email. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end after sunset. The meeting location is about four hours from Salt Lake City, one hour from Moab and two hours from Price. Participants should bring binoculars or a spotting scope, a camera, water, warm clothes and snacks.

For more information, call Jacobsen at 435-613-3707 or contact him via email at morganjacobsen@utah.gov.