Moab’s Red Devil mountain biking team has 33 riders, but it’s growing with new members from Moab’s middle and high schools. At the first race of the season held Saturday, Aug. 24 at Eagle Mountain near Lehi, the team was number one in points in Division Three. That is thanks to weeks of training and some dedicated coaches, according to Greg Child.
A controversial goal to increase economic and recreational opportunities under the Trump administration at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument were unveiled Friday in a move that drew a quick and strong response from a number of environmental groups, but state and federal officials lauded the proposed environmental analysis and management plans, according to statements released by the BLM and more than a dozen environmental groups that stand in opposition.
If you didn’t draw out for any of the big game hunt drawings, but would still like the opportunity to hunt this fall, you still can, according to state wildlife officials. The majority of the upland game hunts in Utah are free and open to anyone with a Utah hunting license. “So whether it’s a long-standing tradition, or you are wanting to harvest a new species like chukar or grouse, here are a few things you should know that will help you have success,” said a press release from the Division of Wildlife Resources.
The Grand County Council had to find the delicate balance between widespread public concerns over a popular event and the economic benefits that event brings to the community when members voted 5-1 Tuesday to approve a permit for the 2020 Rally on the Rocks – albeit one with probationary status.
The heat is on, and yards and gardens are trying to keep up with the temperatures. Consider some tips from the USU Extension Gardeners Almanac.
The Division of Wildlife Resources reports good fishing throughout southeastern Utah.
The heat is on, and yards and gardens are trying to keep up with the temperatures. Consider these tips from the USU Extension Gardeners Almanac to keep your garden thriving this month.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently hosted an event near Ken’s Lake that allowed members of the public to watch biologists at work as they captured, studied and released local bats. This short video shows more about the process.
Moab locals recently got an opportunity to watch wildlife biologists catch, study and release local bats as part of an effort to keep tabs on the local bat population and its health.
As the southwestern United States continues to see the die-off of pinion and juniper trees, a new study from the University of Alberta is the first to show that lodgepole pines release chemicals to warn related trees of threats and help them boost their defenses.
Several Utah elk and deer archery hunts begin on Saturday, Aug. 17. Here’s what hunters should expect for the upcoming hunts and some tips to help them be successful, according to a press release from the Division of Wildlife Resources.
Grand County bee inspectors Aug. 22 will give a presentation at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center regarding a plan to temporarily house over 8,000 commercial bee colonies used to pollinate crops in the West on Utah’s national forests, including the Manti-La Sal. Inspectors fear the commercial bee colonies would threaten native bees by competing for food and spreading disease.