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DWR seeks information after 2 bucks found illegally killed near Magna highway

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:34pm

State conservation officers are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of a pair of buck mule deer illegally killed near a highway last weekend.

'It's frustrating': Here’s what actually causes Utah, western wildfires amid rise in conspiracy claims

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:11pm

Firefighters and those who oversee public lands are fighting a battle beyond wildfires this year: a rise of misinformation.

Solitude to halt walk-up window sales this winter due to COVID-19 concerns

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:31pm

If you plan to visit Solitude Mountain Resort this winter, you’ll need a ticket in advance.

Hiker injured after being charged at by startled moose at popular Utah trail

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:07pm

A woman was taken to a hospital Sunday afternoon after a wild encounter with a bull moose at a popular hiking spot, state wildlife officials said.

Visitors reminded to 'look up' following landslide in Zion National Park

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 12th - 10:55am

A large landslide on the east side of the West Temple in Zion National Park Friday morning didn’t cause any injuries or damage to property but was a reminder that nature is not static.

Commission approves historic Fisher Carriage House makeover for Jordan River recreation hub plan

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 11th - 2:30pm

A plan for major renovations to turn a century-old structure into an outdoor recreation hub received a thumbs-up from an important Salt Lake City history commission last week, marking another step in moving the project forward.

Utah ski resorts preparing for a new season on the slopes in the COVID-19 era

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Sep 8th - 7:02pm

Labor Day may be the unofficial end of summer, but it’s also the official beginning of when winter sports enthusiasts start planning for life on the slopes.

EPA chief pledges more cleanups, less focus on climate

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 5th - 11:25am

Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Thursday defended the Trump administration's record on protecting the nation's air and water and said a second term would bring a greater focus on pollution cleanups in disadvantaged communities and less emphasis on climate change.

Expert tips for a safe (and fun) Labor Day weekend

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 4:36pm

With summer winding down, many Utah families will use this Labor Day weekend as an opportunity to get outdoors and have some fun in the warm weather. Experts from Utah State Parks and Intermountain Healthcare are urging you to take precautions while driving, boating and off-roading this weekend.

EPA creates new office in Colorado for historic mine waste in the West

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 4th - 12:35pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the creation of a new geographic-specific office based in Lakewood, Colorado, to specifically tackle the most pressing contaminated mine sites in the western United States.

What new interactive Utah dashboard tells us about Utah’s 1.2K fires this year

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 3rd - 12:17pm

A new online wildfire dashboard is providing Utahns a better look not only at the fires currently burning in the state but also trends of previously reported wildfires.

Utah is now national headquarters for public lands recreation planning

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 3rd - 7:39am

Bureau of Land Management reorganization leads to change.

Review: 5 swim products for families

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 2nd - 8:51pm

The summer may have come and gone, but there is still plenty of sunshine ahead. Here’s a quick look at five products that can make things more fun for your family at the pool, lake, beach, or just about any other body of water.

Salt Lake City wants residents to 'reimagine nature' as it plans for future of parks, trails

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 31st - 7:01pm

What should the future of Salt Lake City’s parks, trails and forestry look like?

A shrinking Great Salt Lake and how 12 strategies may save its future

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 29th - 9:24pm

New report aims to salvage critical lake’s destiny

It’s a boy! Zion National Park officials provide update on celebrated 1,000th condor

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 28th - 8:01pm

Zion National Park officials provided an update on 1K Friday, saying they now know the young bird is a healthy male that is ready to live independently.

Want to hunt turkeys and bobcats this fall? You’ll have to go online first

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 28th - 1:31pm

Citing ongoing COVID-19 concerns, general season turkey and bobcat hunting permits will mostly just be available on the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources website.

Monarch butterfly populations continue to drop at alarming rates. Here’s how you can help in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 28th - 8:23am

Butterflies have been a symbol for humanity's soul throughout history, but as monarch butterfly populations drop, Amanda Barth believes they are a symbol for something else.

BLM’s new San Rafael Desert vehicle-use plan receives mixed reaction

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 26th - 7:29pm

Federal land managers have unveiled their final plans to boost the San Rafael Desert as a motorized recreation destination for years to come by selecting 700 miles of land pathway designation for off-highway vehicle use.