Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

63.6 F

    Quagga Mussels

    DWR to conduct checkpoints to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels

    By state law, DWR officials are authorized to conduct administrative checkpoints on various roadways throughout the year to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels. These are different than mandatory inspection stations at bodies of water and other areas because all vehicles — not just those transporting watercraft — will be directed off the road.

    Boats at Lake Powell from April 1-6 require 30-day dry time

    Measure helps prevent spread of quagga mussels Due to the boat ramp closure at Lake Powell, boaters or...

    New wildlife laws go into effect regarding mussels, boat transport

    A quagga mussel. Photograph courtesy of NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory A lot of bills were...

    Holiday violations: 157 boats found with quagga mussels

    17 people cited at Lake Powell Walking on quagga mussels at Lake Powell. Photo courtesy of the Utah...

    Quagga inspections increase at Lake Powell

    A person walks on invasive quagga mussels at Lake Powell. Photo courtesy of Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    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.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.