Friday, July 10, 2020

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    Arches, Canyonlands resume entrance fees

    Park officials are strongly encouraging visitors to pay by credit card at park entrances or to pay online.

    Economic injury loans in Utah reach $365.3M

    The U.S. Small Business Administration said in a statement that as of May 25, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program approved 500,074 loans nationally totaling $42.4 billion.

    USDA offers assistance to farmers, ranchers impacted by COVID-19

    Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.

    BLM seeks to limit roped, aerial activity in Mineral, Hell Roaring canyons

    In recent years, recreational activity in the Mineral and Hell Roaring canyons has increased, leading to impacts to wildlife habitat, officials say.

    Capitol Reef National Park fully opened

    The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners continues to be paramount, according to park officials.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Census Bureau resumes field operations, will drop off packets at front doors in Utah

    The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, has begun to drop...

    Groups want more time, meetings for BLM grazing regs

    Thirty-seven conservation groups representing millions of members sent the Bureau of Land Management a letter on Friday, Feb. 14, requesting additional time...

    Trump announces parks to reopen ‘quickly’; Interior chief says it will happen ‘gradually’

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his administration planned to reopen national parks around the country. No details on the timeline for reopening the parks — Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park in particular — were immediately available.

    COVID-19 prompts Census Bureau to extend data deadlines

    Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the Census Bureau said on Monday it would ask Congress for a four-month delay in delivering...

    Should BLM regulate bikes and e-bikes independently?

    E-bikes, such as this one offered for rent at Bike Fiend, may soon be regulated separately from regular bikes if a proposed rule change takes effect. The public comment period on the rule change is now open.

    COVID-19 closes Big 5 national parks

    The National Park Service closed each of Utah’s five national parks. Arches and Canyonlands were the first to close. Zion National Park shut down on Friday, April 3, following a recommendation from the Utah Department of Health.

    BLM to conduct Range Creek wild horse roundup

    The roundup began Wednesday, July 1, and is expected to last approximately six days.

    Cody takes lead at Hovenweep, Natural Bridges monuments

    Cody has more than 27 years of National Park Service experience and currently serves as the chief of facility maintenance at the Flagstaff Area Monuments in Arizona, which includes Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano, and Walnut Canyon national monuments, officials said.

    Capitol Reef National Park fully opened

    The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners continues to be paramount, according to park officials.

    Arches, Canyonlands announce interim superintendent appointment

    A spokesperson for the Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service said Tuesday, March 3 that Kayci Cook Collins is the interim acting superintendent...

    Should BLM regulate bikes and e-bikes independently?

    E-bikes, such as this one offered for rent at Bike Fiend, may soon be regulated separately from regular bikes if a proposed rule change takes effect. The public comment period on the rule change is now open.