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Wildlife officials to begin restoration on local areas affected by fires

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 3:29pm

In 2018, Utah had the most fires in one year since 2012, which burned more than double the acres burned in 2017. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has began their initiative to restore the environment damaged by the fires.

Why you should check the fish stocking reports before you head out with your rod

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 19th - 1:53pm

Utah waters often offer good fishing after stockings take place. Anglers who use this report will find better odds of catching fish.

Skiers enjoy first chance at hitting Brighton slopes this season

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:45pm

Ski season is “on” in Utah.

How turkeys trotted onto your Thanksgiving table and all over Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 5:13pm

Turkeys are usually near the forefront of the discussion when you think about Thanksgiving. That hasn't always been the case.

Want to track pelican migrations? DWR has a website for that

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:05pm

If you see a pelican wearing what looks like a backpack of sorts, don’t be alarmed. That is just the way the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources keeps track of migrating American white pelicans.

Want to get into hunting? Pheasants are perfect game for beginners

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:28pm

If you've always wanted to get into hunting but weren't sure where to start, this year's pheasant hunt is something you should consider.

Lawmakers call for state management plan for Bears Ears

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:09pm

A committee of lawmakers wants Utah to send a loud message on how the newly reduced Bears Ears National Monument would be managed if the lands were in control of the state. It voted Tuesday to begin crafting a plan to submit to the Legislature.

Here’s when Utah’s ski resorts will open for the 2018-19 season

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:21pm

Ski season is just around the corner and several Utah resorts open this week for the 2018-19 season.

How much are Utah's federal lands worth? State going to try to find out

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 4:39pm

Utah lawmakers want to put a price tag on Utah's federally controlled lands and hand the government a bill for compensation. A legislative committee is poised to approve a request for bids to begin a pilot project study in Washington County.

Study: Carnivores' return helps Yellowstone park streams

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 5:27pm

Scientists say the return of wolves and cougars to Yellowstone National Park is helping restore a landscape that was altered in their absence and allowing streams to return to a more natural state.

Colorado man pleads guilty to trespassing at Old Faithful

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 3:36pm

A 27-year-old Colorado man who walked dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in September is banned from Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park for five years.

Dark skies: Another Utah natural resource

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 10th - 10:18am

International groups of dark sky researchers and preservationists are meeting at Snowbird this week.

5 new Kickstarter products to get you through ski season

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 9th - 2:46pm

Don't be a jerry. Send it down the slopes this season with a few new innovative technologies from Kickstarter — like the self-heating shirt!

2 deer illegally killed; wildlife officers seek information

KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 8th - 12:33pm

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers are seeking information about two unrelated poachings that have occurred in the last two weeks.

Risk of hitting a deer on the highway is high this time of year

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 3rd - 10:20am

Utah’s general deer hunt just wrapped up for the season, but the danger for the deer is just beginning on Utah’s highways.

UDOT tests new avalanche technology in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 9:40pm

As the Beehive State approaches avalanche season, the Utah Department of Transportation has new tools to keep people safe.

A guide to cutting down your own Christmas tree in Utah

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 5:50pm

Here is where to buy permits and where to go to cut down your own Christmas tree in Utah.

How to report poaching

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 29th - 2:31pm

The big game hunting season may be winding down, but poaching likely won't. Here's what to do if you stumble upon a poached animal this year.

Salt Lake City man completes ultra running 'triple crown'

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 26th - 12:49pm

Salt Lake City native Bryce Astill just completed what ultrarunners call a "triple crown of 200" — which entails running three 200-mile races in under three months.

Video: Heavenly autumn scenes in Utah's mountains

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 25th - 12:55pm

Remnants from Hurricane Rosa earlier this month transformed Utah's idyllic Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest into a heavenly scene of autumn colors, snow covered mountains and dramatic clouds.