Saturday, August 8, 2020

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    Canyonlands National Park

    NPS names new head of SE Utah Group

    Since 2012, Trap has served as the deputy regional director for the regional office in Omaha, Nebraska, overseeing 61 parks in 13 states and an array of programs in the regional office. She will assume her new role on Aug. 2.

    Tales of Trails: Savor spectacular views from thrilling Shafer Trail

    In the 1890s, Moab pioneer brothers Frank M. And John S. Shafer developed the route from what had been a Native American pathway connecting what is now Canyonlands National Park to the river below.

    Drilling data shows variable potential near Moab; gas sale slated for September

    Now, 99 more parcels locally have been nominated, some lying directly between Canyonlands and Arches.

    Interior: National parks generated more than $41B in ’19

    Visitor spending increased by $800 million from 2018 to 2019 and the overall effect on the U.S economy grew by $1.6 billion.

    Rocks whisper their secrets

    The Geohazards Research Group at the University of Utah measures small vibrations in rock structures, which come from earthquakes, wind and other sources both natural and man-made, to construct 3-D models of how the structures resonate.

    Arches, Canyonlands resume entrance fees

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

    Arches, Canyonlands to reopen May 29

    Arches and Canyonlands national parks will partially reopen to the public at the end of the month, according to a spokesperson for the parks, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities.

    Moab mayor proposes May 29 reopening of parks

    Moab Mayor Emily Niehaus said Wednesday, May 6 that she would send a letter to the National Park Service to support a planned reopening date for Arches and Canyonlands national parks of May 29, an effort to continue “moving forward with our new normal...

    Reopening Moab — except national parks, camping

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan has a message for locals and tourists alike: Wear a mask when...

    Moab businesses to partially reopen Friday; national parks could remain closed

    The Southeast Utah Health Department released documents Monday, April 27 that outline the process that will start Friday to gradually reopen Moab after well more than a month of near-total closure.

    Arches, Canyonlands closed to all park visitors starting Saturday

    A spokesperson for the Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service said Friday that Arches and Canyonlands would be closed to all park visitors starting Saturday, March 28.

    230 parcels, many near Arches, Canyonlands, up for oil, gas lease sale

    The Bureau of Land Management’s plans to possibly lease two parcels in the shadow of Sand Flats...

    Tales of Trails: Get ‘On Top of the World’ to see spectacular views

    The Top of the World Trail is about 19 miles long in and out from the pavement on Highway 128 near Dewey Bridge.

    County: No avoiding tax hike — even during a pandemic

    Were the property tax increase to be rescinded, he said Grand County “would literally be totally broke.”

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.

    USFS proposes campground fee increases

    Members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed fee changes to the developed recreation program.