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BLM fees will rise in Moab, Monticello, elsewhere
Added funding will help improve new, existing recreational sites

The Bureau of Land Management’s Utah office has announced the approval of final recreation business plans, including 44 new fee areas and modifications to 38 pre-existing fees. They will be used to...
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Research identifies endangered fish under waterfall in San Juan River
Prolonged drought and increased water use in the southwest United States has led to shrinking reservoirs and the emergence of natural features that are affecting endangered species and river recrea...
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Agencies shoot down Utah application for Lake Powell Pipeline
Federal regulators have decided to reduce their role in permitting the Lake Powell Pipeline, the largest new proposed diversion of the Colorado River. Since 2008, the Federal Energy Regulatory Comm...
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Public lands: Group seeks gas, oil extraction royalty rates increase
Royalty rates, which are set to ensure the American people are properly compensated for the extraction and sale of oil and gas from public lands, do not reflect the present-day value of public land...
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  • Ridin’ – and cleanin’ – on the river
    by Emma Renly
    The Times-Independent
    09.27.18 - 11:30 am
  • Itchin' to get outside?
    Watch for poison ivy!
    by Emma Renly
    The Times-Independent
    09.13.18 - 01:08 pm

  •  The outdoor adventure group Warriors on Cataract, which takes veterans on river trips, just finished its fourth Cataract Canyon float in late September, using local licensed commercial outfitters. “This was our biggest year for rafters. The word is getting out,” organizers said in a press release. “We have now conducted 26 trips. We were slightly overbooked and had to put some vets on standby.” Sheri Griffith River Expeditions, Navtec and Raven’s Rim were among the outfitters that participated. Some amputees and service dogs were among the participants.                 Courtesy photo
    The outdoor adventure group Warriors on Cataract, which takes veterans on river trips, just finished its fourth Cataract Canyon float in late September, using local licensed commercial outfitters. “This was our biggest year for rafters. The word is getting out,” organizers said in a press release. “We have now conducted 26 trips. We were slightly overbooked and had to put some vets on standby.” Sheri Griffith River Expeditions, Navtec and Raven’s Rim were among the outfitters that participated. Some amputees and service dogs were among the participants. Courtesy photo
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