Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Moab, UT

78.2 F

    Scott M. Matheson Wetlands Preserve

    Service, partners celebrate American Wetlands Month

    Critical functions and ecosystem services of wetlands include recharging groundwater, filtering excess nutrients, toxins and sediment from water that ends up in rivers, oceans and faucets, mitigating against floods and supporting hunting, fishing and outdoor opportunities.

    Screen play: Endangered fish nursery reaches key milestone

    Chris Brown of The Nature Conservancy helps maneuver a screen to a concrete structure that will provide a gateway to a...

    County spending $80K in unfunded emergency revenue to battle mosquito plague

    The Grand County Council approved expending more than $80,000 in unfunded emergency revenue to address one of the worst mosquito seasons in recent memory when members met Tuesday, July 16.

    UPDATE: Tonight’s fogging will exclude neighborhoods

    The Moab Mosquito Abatement District after public concerns were raised has decided to limit tonight’s fogging activity to the eastern boundary of the Matheson Wetland Preserve.

    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.