outdoors
Public comment sought on park fee increases
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to raise individual and motorcycle entrance fees in 2018. Deadline for comments on the proposed fee increase is tomorrow, Fri...
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Reserve Needles camp spots online
The National Park Service has announced that campground reservations are available for the upcoming season in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park. Beginning March 15, camping will be ...
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Utah DWR to host ice fishing seminar and outing Jan. 13 and 14
Anglers who like to give ice fishing a try, but are not sure how to get started can learn the basics at a free ice fishing seminar on Jan. 13. Then, the day after the seminar, the Utah Division of ...
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Laura Joss named National Park Service Pacific West regional director
Laura Joss, a former Arches National Park superintendent, has been named the regional director for the Pacific West Region of the National Park Service (NPS), according to a news release from Natio...
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  • Arches National Park completes study of tribal significance
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    08.31.17 - 09:55 am
  • Solar panels can add sustainability
    by Jeff Richards
    contributing writer
    03.11.10 - 09:51 am

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Members of the Centerville Boy Scout Troop 719 and Moab’s Friends For Wheelin’ Jeep club pose after working last month to help repair erosion damage created by unauthorized off-trail vehicle use near the popular Steelbender off-road trail. On June 17, the two groups teamed up to rake out tracks on the steep hillside and build a fence to help keep users on the designated trail and reduce damage to vegetation and soils, BLM officials say. Members of Moab Friends For Wheelin’ had noticed the tracks during a recent off-road event and contacted the BLM asking if they could help, “showing a terrific sense of public lands stewardship and pride in our area,” BLM spokesperson Lisa Bryant said. “BLM applauds the initiative and community service Friends For Wheelin’ demonstrated in this effort. They noticed resource damage created by other users and contacted BLM about helping,” Bryant added. “They enlisted the help of some boy scouts, fostering a sense of pride in stewardship and connection to public lands. BLM loves and appreciates our volunteers!”                     Courtesy photo
    Members of the Centerville Boy Scout Troop 719 and Moab’s Friends For Wheelin’ Jeep club pose after working last month to help repair erosion damage created by unauthorized off-trail vehicle use near the popular Steelbender off-road trail. On June 17, the two groups teamed up to rake out tracks on the steep hillside and build a fence to help keep users on the designated trail and reduce damage to vegetation and soils, BLM officials say. Members of Moab Friends For Wheelin’ had noticed the tracks during a recent off-road event and contacted the BLM asking if they could help, “showing a terrific sense of public lands stewardship and pride in our area,” BLM spokesperson Lisa Bryant said. “BLM applauds the initiative and community service Friends For Wheelin’ demonstrated in this effort. They noticed resource damage created by other users and contacted BLM about helping,” Bryant added. “They enlisted the help of some boy scouts, fostering a sense of pride in stewardship and connection to public lands. BLM loves and appreciates our volunteers!” Courtesy photo
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