outdoors
Collecting shed antlers requires DWR certification
Take the course at wildlife.utah.gov/shedantler

Collecting antlers that fall off the heads of deer, elk and moose each winter is a popular pastime in Utah. Before heading out the door to collect shed antlers, though, collectors must complete the...
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New reports on water supply show SE Utah needs storms
Though it is probably not news to most Moabites, data shows that this part of the state is in dire need of storms this winter. The Natural Resources Conservation Service recently released a pair of...
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Christmas tree permits on sale Nov. 13
Christmas tree permits will be on sale at the Moab and Monticello district offices of the Manti-La Sal National Forest beginning Nov.13 for $10 each. The offices are open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:...
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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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  • The rural/urban divide: Grand unique in state
    by Nathaniel Smith
    The Times-Independent
    01.24.19 - 11:05 am

  •  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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