More than a dozen young horse enthusiasts have been saddling up several evenings a week since spring to participate in the Moab Riding Club, and they’re getting ready to host a “play day” event at the Old Spanish Trail Arena Nov. 9 to test their skills.
The top runners in the nation, as well as more than 2,700 recreational trail runners, will compete in the USA Trail Marathon Championships in Moab Nov. 2-3, according to an email from Danelle Ballengee, a renowned runner from Moab who designed the course.
Carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns is an art form that comes in all shapes, sizes and levels of difficulty. The final product (usually) makes the pumpkin carver proud and anxious to display his or her work. However, often just a few days later, the artistic creation may start to wither and rot, and eventually, mold will take over.
Hunting season is in full swing, and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are hard at work patrolling the state to protect wildlife and make sure hunters are obeying the laws, according to a statement from DWR spokesperson Faith Jolley.
The Grand County varsity football team lost the final game of the regular season 0-34 to the Richfield Wildcats on Oct. 17 in Richfield.
They’re already allowed in national parks as of Oct. 1, and now the Department of the Interior has announced its guidance to allow the use of low-speed electric bicycles at national wildlife refuges and other DOI-managed public lands where traditional biking occurs, expanding recreational opportunities and access to millions of Americans, according to a statement from the DOI.
More deer exist in Utah today than ever before and that includes bucks, setting up what the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources says will be a “memorable year” for hunters.
Each spring and summer, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employees spend several days riding on airboats and plucking geese and ducks out of the water before placing little metal bands on their legs and then releasing them back into the wild. This work has been going on for decades, and the data collected from these banding efforts provide valuable information about the migration patterns of many waterfowl species. Now, for the first time, that information will be available to the public, as well, said DWR spokesperson Faith Jolley.
Sportsman permits are among Utah’s most prized hunting permits, and the time to apply for one is coming up soon, according to Faith Jolley, a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources spokesperson.
The SheJumps Girls Biking Clinic at the Moab Ho Down will start and end at the Chile Pepper Bike Shop with transportation to the Bar M Trails Sunday, Oct. 27.
A pair of climbers recently spent the night on a ledge 200 feet up Castleton Tower after a miscommunication left the two without a means of rappelling down the rock before rain and dark skies stranded them midway through their climb.
The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on a proposal to drill an oil and gas well in northern San Juan County. The proposed well pad is located on public lands approximately 1.7 miles southeast of Looking Glass Rock.