Sunday, May 31, 2020


Moab, UT

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    U.S. Department of the Interior

    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.

    Bug flow experiment underway at Glen Canyon Dam

    From May 1 through Aug. 31, the Department of the Interior will conduct a Macroinvertebrate Production Flow at Glen Canyon Dam. This...

    Feds commit millions to support big game in the West

    Grants benefit elk, deer, pronghorn in 11 states A pronghorn grazes on Antelope Island. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

    Grand Junction to become new BLM HQ

    The Bureau of Land Management controls much of the land in the western United States, but its headquarters have historically been in Washington, D.C. The Bureau is now looking to move its headquarters to Grand Junction.

    Debate continues over location of BLM HQ

    Given the fact that 97 percent of Bureau of Land Management employees work outside of the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, some people...

    Colorado River drought contingency agreements signed

    ‘Tremendous collaboration’ from seven river basin states, Mexico The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation and representatives from...

    Interior chief: National park visitors added $40 billion to U.S. economy in 2018

    As the summer vacation and travel seasons opens, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced May 23 that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2018 resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs, according to a statement from the department.

    Moab makes Interior’s top cycling destinations as nation celebrates bike month

    Moab Brand Trails has been touted as one of the best on public lands in a statement the Department of the Interior released for National Bike Month.

    Interior seeks millions to research BLM move

    Efforts are still afoot to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to a western state, and the U.S. Department of Interior...

    Senate approves Bernhardt as Interior chief

    DOI Secretary David Bernhardt The U.S. Senate last week confirmed the appointment of David Bernhardt to head the...

    News report: Interior nominee blocked report on pesticide damage

    Acting Interior Secretary David BernhardtPhoto courtesy of the Department of the Interior David Bernhardt, President Trump’s nominee to...

    Outdoor groups laud order to ensure public access in BLM transactions

    Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed a secretarial order March 21 directing the Bureau of Land Management to adequately weigh...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.