Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

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    U.S. Forest Service

    County objects to proposed NEPA changes

    USFS seeks to limit public comment; Wells defends action Lake Monticello in the Abajo Mountains near Monticello. The U.S....

    USFS proposes new sage grouse plan

    Feds seek to cede more control to locals; critics say plan will cause ‘irreparable harm’ A sage grouse...

    USFS seeks advisory board members for La Sals

    The Manti-La Sal National Forest is expanding its search for members to serve on its Resource Advisory committee. The committee reviews grant...

    Shared stewardship to support forest’s health

    Canyons project to address wildfire, watersheds The health of the Manti-La Sal National Forest will get a boost this...

    Scientists study SE Utah juniper die-offs

    Is drought-induced stress the primary reason why juniper trees are suffering across southeastern Utah? This tree in Professor Valley shows signs...

    Enchilada smothered with snow

    Burro Pass on the Whole Enchilada Trail in the La Sal Mountains is still under deep snow. According to the U.S. Forest Service, which posted this photo submitted to it by local hiker Gerrish Willis...

    My View: State exemptions to roadless rule would disadvantage Utah’s outdoor enthusiasts

    If the National Park System is America’s best idea, then publicly owned national forests may be America’s best kept secret. Spread across...

    State, Forest Service sign stewardship pact

    On May 22, U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert to sign an agreement between the...

    USFS: Wet conditions limit forest access

    Many visitors' favorite places on the Manti-La Sal National Forest will not be accessible this Memorial Day due to heavy snows and...

    Trust loses appeal over La Sals goats

    10th Circuit: No valid claim against USFS A plan to introduce non-indigenous mountain goats to the La Sal...

    State petitions feds to manage forest roadless areas

    Hunters, anglers band together to conserve Utah’s backcountry On Feb. 28 the State of Utah petitioned the U.S. Department...

    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.