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Dinosaur National Monument is Utah's newest International Dark Sky Park

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:30pm

If you want to escape the light pollution of the Wasatch Front, consider heading east to Dinosaur National Monument.

Where and when to see wildlife in Utah

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:15pm

Utah is not only a birder’s paradise, it's also home to moose, elk, coyotes, mountain lions, mountain goats, foxes, and much more. Learn more about where and when to see these different animals in the wild.

Local outdoor professionals share gear and self-care hacks for spring

Ian Dempsey, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:11am

KSL spoke with local outdoor professionals about their favorite do-it-yourself gear repair and self-care hacks, as well as their philosophy on gear repair.

Coal project near Bryce Canyon National Park draws lawsuit

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:35am

Environmental organizations are suing the Trump administration over the approval a coal-mining project near a national park in southern Utah.

Outdoor bouldering highlights in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:31am

Take advantage of warming weather and prime time for climbing and dive into one of the Wasatch Front’s many incredible outdoor bouldering areas.

Wolf population declining in Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:25pm

Officials say Yellowstone National Park's gray wolf population has dropped to about 80 wolves — less than half of the highest population mark in the park.

Utah lakes bloom with fish; Where do experts recommend casting lines this spring?

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:15pm

Whether you’re looking to boat fish or cast lines from the shore, spring marks a prime time for lake and reservoir fishing as populations bloom.

Visitors find easy access to gemstones at Topaz Mountain Adventures quarry

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 18th - 12:15pm

While experienced searchers often find gorgeous specimens at Topaz Mountain, novices can sometimes struggle. The Topaz Mountain Adventures quarry helps remedy this situation by offering better access to museum-quality gemstones.

Utah celebrates National Park Week from April 20-28

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 14th - 8:44am

Utah’s five national parks are gearing up to celebrate National Park Week 2019 from April 20 until April 28.

Pace of Bering Sea changes startles scientists

Dan Joling, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 14th - 7:29am

The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.

Man survives night in brutal storm after snowmobile gets stuck in Wasatch County backcountry

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 13th - 11:06am

A Utah man was rescued after his snowmobile got stuck and he had to spend the night in a snowstorm in Wasatch County.

Cotopaxi hosts 5th annual Questival, launches ‘Cotopaxi Foundation’ to help alleviate poverty

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 13th - 9:46am

Cotopaxi’s 5th annual Questival kicked off Friday night with a big party.

Utah sisters who survived Columbine massacre to run Boston Marathon

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 12th - 1:16pm

Two decades after they survived the mass shooting at Columbine High School, two Utah sisters will run the Boston Marathon together next week.

Infrastructure bill passes, prompts concern among Draper residents

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 12th - 12:14pm

House Bill 288 passed the Legislature and was signed off by Gov. Gary Herbert, transforming the way infrastructure operations like mining are handled and prompting concern over air quality among residents in cities like Draper.

Deer Valley summer concert series includes Michael Franti, Jenny Lewis, X

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 11th - 2:02pm

Deer Valley Resort has announced its lineup of music artists for its 2019 outdoor concert series.

Family-friendly outdoor adventures in Red Canyon and Bryce Canyon

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 11th - 1:48pm

Looking for a great family-friendly bike trail that offers access to some of Utah's most iconic natural treasures? Look no further. Here's what you need to know about the Red Canyon Bike Path.

Cheap flight accounts on social media make travel more accessible

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 10th - 2:31pm

An emerging trend in the interceding worlds of travel and social media has been the introduction of Instagram and Facebook accounts dedicated to sharing cheap flight fares.

March, April showers likely to bring more mosquitoes, experts say

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 8th - 8:39pm

A very busy February, March and now April, in terms of precipitation, is good news for the ski slopes and many crops — but it could also mean a very active mosquito season in the coming months.

Population study finds drop in number of Yellowstone elk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 7th - 12:31pm

Wildlife officials say Yellowstone National Park's northern elk herd count is down and that the herd will likely be affected by fewer calves surviving winter.

Pentagon cites Utah base as most at risk in climate change rankings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 2:58pm

The Pentagon calls Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah most at risk for negative impacts from climate change among 79 vital military installations in the United States.