Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

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    Tales of trails: My very bad, no good night on Porcupine Rim

    Popular route descends from Sand Flats to river; writer's first ride turns into harrowing ordeal.

    Tales of Trails: Kane Springs Canyon to the river

    Route begins near historic watering hole on Hwy. 191 Our desert with its scant eight inches of annual...

    Tales of Trails: Puckering up for Long Canyon

    This monolith is one of many interesting rock formations on the Long Canyon Road, which has spectacular views of the La...

    Tales about trails: Hurrah Pass to Chicken Corners

    The view from atop Hurrah Pass looks down upon Kane Springs and the Bureau of Land Management's Ledges campgrounds. The area...

    Flying down the trail: Falcon Flow lives up to its name

    I would like to extend a warm welcome to Falcon Flow, Moab’s newest mountain biking trail.

    New Falcon Flow trail complements Whole Enchilada

    Volunteers recently completed work on a new bike trail, shown here, in the Sand Flats Recreation area. The 5.4-mile ride, Falcon...

    Mud report: Most of Grand County trail networks dry

    Courtesy image Moab Trail Mix posted the following mud report on social media on Monday, March 9:

    The Mud Report: It’s still winter in Moab, but some trails are open

    There are only a few precious months each year when The Whole Enchilada is open for mountain biking. The popular and challenging...

    Avalanche beacon training park installed at Geyser Pass trailhead

    USFS Utah Avalanche Center volunteers Armin Howell, Steve Evers and Chris Benson installed an avalanche beacon training...

    Bump in visits prompts BLM to increase hiking fees near Bears Ears

    An increase in tourism to Cedar Mesa in Bears Ears National Monument has taken a toll on the cultural resources in the...

    County OKs new one-way travel, hours at Fins and Things

    The Grand County Council on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve an ordinance that designates one-way travel on Fins and Things 4x4 Trail...

    Olsen honored for service to city, work on trail system

    David Olsen receives applause from Mayor Emily Niehaus and the Moab City Council as he accepts an award...

    Federal effort underway to conserve American bison

    Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt in a statement last week said the Bison Conservation Initiative was launched in a new effort to coordinate conservation strategies and approaches for the wild American Bison over the next 10 years.

    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

    A look at how DWR, other agencies help Utah’s razorback suckers survive

    There are currently 18 wildlife species in Utah on the federal endangered species list, with 10 listed as endangered and eight listed as threatened.

    DWR proposes changes to upland game hunting season dates

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has made serious changes to hunting and boating regulations.

    Utah wildlife board OKs decrease in deer hunts

    The Utah Wildlife Board approved a decrease in the number of general-season permits for the 2020 deer hunt during an April 29 virtual board meeting, according to a statement form the board.