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  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Biologists trying to restore Red Fleet Reservoir fishery
    Red Fleet Reservoir north of Vernal is a scenic red-rock water that has struggled as a fishery in recent years, often because of illegal transplants o...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Old Jeep? Ancient camp gear? Try Relic Run
    The Relic Run, one of the more interesting retro motorized events in Utah, has scheduled its eighth annual expedition June 16 to June 19 in Utah’s Wes...
    Updated May 03 2016 10:07 am   |     |   Share
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    Wildlife board increases Utah deer permits
    Utah big game hunters will have a better chance of drawing out for a deer hunting permit this year as the state’s mule deer populations continue to in...
    Updated May 02 2016 08:57 am   |     |   Share
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    More U.S. ethnic groups enjoying camping
    Outdoor planners have worried about the lack of ethnic diversity at parks and trails for years. Their efforts to get African-Americans, Hispanic and A...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
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    BLM to host free photography workshop
    The Bureau of Land Management St. George Field Office and BLM Arizona Strip District and the Southwest Utah National Conservation Lands Friends group ...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Wildife board to set big game permit numbers Thursday
    The Utah Wildlife Board will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium in Salt Lake City to decide the number of big g...
    Updated Apr 26 2016 04:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    National Park Service redesigns popular NPS.gov
    The National Park Service website, www.nps.gov, has always been the best place to get information on the 410 units of the national park service. It of...
    Updated Apr 25 2016 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Conservation leader to deliver Earth Day talks
    National conservation leader Brock Evans will give two Earth Day lectures Friday for the Utah Rivers Council and Utah Open Lands, who are also honorin...
    Updated Apr 20 2016 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Cedar City state museum looking for artists, vendors
    Frontier Homestead State Park in Cedar City and its foundation are organizing the first annual Frontier Folk Festival June 17 and 18 and are looking t...
    Updated Apr 19 2016 11:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Can you complete the Utah cutthroat slam?
    The Division of Wildlife Resources and Trout Unlimited have partnered up to create a program called “The Cutthroat Slam” to encourage anglers to catch...
    Updated Apr 18 2016 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    National Park Week begins Saturday
    National Park Week begins Saturday and runs through April 24, offering a number of special events as the agency celebrates its 100th birthday. All ent...
    Updated Apr 13 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Are we loving our national parks to death?
    Following national parks such as Arches, Zion and Grand Canyon on Twitter provides some interesting perspectives during the busy spring break season. ...
    Updated Apr 07 2016 09:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation calls for public discussion on wildlife management
    The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is hosting a discussion on what its leaders call the broken process of wildlife management Friday at 7 p.m. at the C...
    Updated Apr 06 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Fly fishing expo opens Friday
    The annual Wasatch Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Expo is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. The event is open Friday f...
    Updated Mar 31 2016 10:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Adventure Week opens Saturday
    Sandy City, Salt Lake County, the state of Utah and more than 30 companies are sponsoring the first Adventure Week that runs Saturday through April 9....
    Updated Mar 30 2016 09:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Contemplating travel in a time of terror
    After recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, those with travel plans to Europe face the difficult decision of deciding whether to go or not. ...
    Updated Mar 25 2016 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Utah tourism officials to promote “The Road to Mighty”
    After emphasizing visits to Utah’s national parks in the “Mighty Five” advertising campaign, Beehive State tourist officials are expanding the idea th...
    Updated Mar 23 2016 09:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Utah loses two great conservationists
    Utah has lost two of its finest conservationists in the past few weeks. Hugh Hogle, who served on the Utah Wildlife Board, contributed to numerous con...
    Updated Mar 22 2016 10:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Sandy Sportsmen’s Expo opens Thursday
    The International Sportsmen Expo makes its annual stop at Sandy’s South Towne Expo Center Thursday through Sunday. The event features commercial vendo...
    Updated Mar 16 2016 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Pricing tickets to NCAA basketball tournament games
    Utah fans planning to go to Denver for Thursday’s first round Utah-Fresno State NCAA basketball game should plan on having a little cash on hand. Pric...
    Updated Mar 15 2016 09:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Orlando leads list of Spring Break destinations
    There are not too many surprises on the list of top 10 Spring Break destinations if new data from the travel company Switchfly is accurate. Orlando an...
    Updated Mar 14 2016 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Houseboating classes offered at Lake Powell
    Some outdoor enthusiasts have always wanted to take a houseboat trip to Lake Powell but the thought of maneuvering a large vessel or dealing with some...
    Updated Mar 11 2016 09:57 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: View mountain goats in the Uintas Saturday
    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is hosting a free Mountain Goat Watching event Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Rock Creek area nor...
    Updated Mar 10 2016 09:33 am   |     |   Share
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    Group to offer free Little Cottonwood Canyon backcountry shuttle Saturday
    The Wasatch Backcountry Alliance will offer an experimental free shuttle service to bring dispersed recreational users such as snowshoers, hikers and ...
    Updated Mar 09 2016 10:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Frozen to replace Aladdin at California Adventure Park theater
    The Hyperion Theater at California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., will be moving from the desert-themed Aladdin production to the much colder Froz...
    Updated Mar 08 2016 10:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Bear River Refuge hosts Swan Day Saturday
    The Bear River Bird Refuge will celebrate Utah’s Tundra Swan Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be coordinated with the Utah Division ...
    Updated Mar 07 2016 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah climber claims national titles
    University of Utah student Nathaniel Coleman recently won two national titles. The 19-year-old athlete based at Salt Lake City’s Momentum Indoor Climb...
    Updated Feb 17 2016 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Great Salt Lake Bird Festival registration opens Monday
    On-line registration for the 18th annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival field trips and the Dutch oven dinner will open Monday at 9 a.m. at www.GreatSa...
    Updated Feb 16 2016 10:57 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: RV Show opens Thursday in Sandy
    The Utah Sportsmen, Vacation and RV Show opens a four-day run Thursday at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. The annual show utilizes 230,000 squar...
    Updated Feb 15 2016 11:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Park Service certifies Springdale for historic preservaton help
    Springdale is one of 34 communities the National Park Service has designated as certified local governments. More than 1,900 communities now participa...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 10:06 am   |     |   Share