Noah Berger and John Antczak, Associated Press | Posted Sept. 17 - 7:34 p.m.
Firefighters have wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as part of an effort to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California's rugged Sierra Nevada.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will relocate its headquarters to Washington, D.C., from Colorado, reversing a Trump-era move that the Biden administration said drove hundreds of people out of the agency dedicated to managing federal lands.
Runners, bikers, swimmers and other athletes are starting a virtual 369-mile race, equal to the distance through Utah's Mighty 5 national parks. The Utah National Parks Challenge allows participants to complete the miles at their own pace throughout the remainder of 2021.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Sept. 13 - 12:49 p.m.
As federal agencies continue to weigh its future, people are still flocking to Bear Ears National Monument in droves — especially to an ancient Native American location commonly known as "House on Fire."
Both torrent and trickle have afflicted storied trout streams in the American West in recent years amid the havoc of climate change, which has made the region hotter and drier and fueled severe weather events.
Adria Malcolm, Andrew Hay and Andrea Januta, Reuters | Posted Sept. 12 - 8:05 a.m.
Reforestation supporters say planting trees helps fight climate change, protects watersheds and creates jobs — arguments that help generate both global enthusiasm and U.S. bipartisan support. Still, evidence suggests replanting campaigns cannot keep up with blazes.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Sept. 8 - 7:30 p.m.
A year after a devastating windstorm left thousands of households without power and toppled thousands of trees across the Wasatch Front, Salt Lake City's mayor is urging people to be prepared for future natural disasters.
A Connecticut woman has been sentenced to seven days in jail, must pay more than $2,000 in fines and fees and is banned from Yellowstone National Park for two years after other tourists captured photos and video of her leaving the boardwalk and walking on thermal features in the Norris Geyser Basin.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 25 - 6:37 a.m.
Experts say monarch butterflies are like the environmental canary of the modern-day coal mine but are becoming endangered. There are ways to help. Here's how Salt Lake City did it at one park and how you can do it at home.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 23 - 3:17 p.m.
Fresh off an Olympic medal, Utah climber Nathaniel Coleman is working on a new challenge within Little Cottonwood Canyon. He said there is no need for a gondola or expanded highway lanes, and that both plans will change recreation in the nonresort areas of the canyon forever.