Outdoors - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Outdoors/ Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) How much are Yellowstone’s grizzlies worth? Here are the numbers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58161769-223/bear-park-gunther-yellowstone.html.csp Casper, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park visitors would pay an additional $41 to ensure seeing roadside grizzlies, a study shows, and the attraction creates 155 jobs and more than $10 million a year for the regional economy. The $41 visitors would pay is on top of the $25-per-vehicle entrance fee. If Yellowstone no longer allowed grizzly bears to use roadside habitat — and instead chased, moved or killed them — the regional economy would lose more than $10 million a year and 155 jobs, according... Casper, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park visitors would pay an additional $41 to ensure seeing roadside grizzlies, a study shows, and the attraction creates 155 jobs and more than $10 million a year for the regional economy. The $41 visitors would pay is on top of the $25-per-vehicle entrance fee. If Yellowstone no longer allowed grizzly bears to use roadside habitat — and instead chased, moved or killed them — the regional economy would lose more than $10 million a year and 155 jobs, according... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58161769@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:16:19 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58199059-223/utah-brett-com-correctly.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon July 25. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but two of the 127 entries correctly identified the last chance restrooms on the Timpanogos Cave National Monument trail. Michelle Bower had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon July 25. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but two of the 127 entries correctly identified the last chance restrooms on the Timpanogos Cave National Monument trail. Michelle Bower had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. 58199059@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:16:19 MDT Salt Lake City slips, slides for a day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58201690-200/slide-eggleston-event-lake.html.csp It was like a family gathering in grandma’s backyard. There were water balloons, water guns, good music and good food. But the main attraction was the 1,000-foot water slide that thousands of participants, young and old, came to conquer. People hiked three blocks up Main Street above North Temple in Salt Lake City just to slide down on inflatable pool toys and wet vinyl. Everyone anticipated his or her chance down the slide, especially Ian Eggleston, 12, from Bountiful, who was wearing an orang... It was like a family gathering in grandma’s backyard. There were water balloons, water guns, good music and good food. But the main attraction was the 1,000-foot water slide that thousands of participants, young and old, came to conquer. People hiked three blocks up Main Street above North Temple in Salt Lake City just to slide down on inflatable pool toys and wet vinyl. Everyone anticipated his or her chance down the slide, especially Ian Eggleston, 12, from Bountiful, who was wearing an orang... 58201690@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:40:19 MDT Outdoors: One day, 200 miles, three Great Salt Lake refuges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58057162-223/refuge-lake-salt-center.html.csp On a single day, it is possible to drive less than 200 miles to experience summer on three distinctly different wildlife refuges on the eastern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The one obvious thing Farmington Bay, the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve and the Bear River Migratory Bird refuge share in abundance is birds. Lots of birds. In late June and early July, young birds are starting to hatch. According to literature from Bear River, ducklings can be seen feeding in the shallows with hens, wh... On a single day, it is possible to drive less than 200 miles to experience summer on three distinctly different wildlife refuges on the eastern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The one obvious thing Farmington Bay, the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve and the Bear River Migratory Bird refuge share in abundance is birds. Lots of birds. In late June and early July, young birds are starting to hatch. According to literature from Bear River, ducklings can be seen feeding in the shallows with hens, wh... 58057162@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:54:33 MDT Wyoming’s bighorn sheep are pressed by skiers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58178573-223/sheep-teton-herd-bighorn.html.csp Casper, Wyo. • A recent study of an isolated bighorn sheep herd in Wyoming’s Teton Range has revealed new insights on how ungulates cope with the loss of migration routes, and how backcountry recreation encroaches on their remaining habitat. The bighorn sheep population in the Tetons stands at roughly 125, as it has since the 1980s. While biologists say the herd is in no immediate threat of a devastating die-off, the small numbers raise concerns about the herd’s long-term viability. The new info... Casper, Wyo. • A recent study of an isolated bighorn sheep herd in Wyoming’s Teton Range has revealed new insights on how ungulates cope with the loss of migration routes, and how backcountry recreation encroaches on their remaining habitat. The bighorn sheep population in the Tetons stands at roughly 125, as it has since the 1980s. While biologists say the herd is in no immediate threat of a devastating die-off, the small numbers raise concerns about the herd’s long-term viability. The new info... 58178573@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:08:14 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174309-78/utah-com-correctly-entries.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon July 18. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • Ninety-one of the 96 entries correctly identified Cedar Breaks National Monument. Janine Sheldon had her name drawn and wins a copy of “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon July 18. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • Ninety-one of the 96 entries correctly identified Cedar Breaks National Monument. Janine Sheldon had her name drawn and wins a copy of “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. 58174309@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:19:01 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for the chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58124235-223/utah-book-brett-com.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah,” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon July 4. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but two of the 107 entries correctly identified the old Dewey Bridge along State Road 128. Dan Polster of Price had his name drawn and wins a copy of “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah,” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon July 4. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but two of the 107 entries correctly identified the old Dewey Bridge along State Road 128. Dan Polster of Price had his name drawn and wins a copy of “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. 58124235@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:14:28 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58090736-223/utah-correctly-entries-gayen.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah,” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon June 27. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • Seventy-eight of 84 entries correctly identified the “balancing rock” or “piggy rock” formation in Nine Mile Canyon. Susan Colledge of Lehi had her name drawn and wins a copy of “It Happened in Utah,” by Tom and Gayen Wharton... This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah,” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon June 27. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • Seventy-eight of 84 entries correctly identified the “balancing rock” or “piggy rock” formation in Nine Mile Canyon. Susan Colledge of Lehi had her name drawn and wins a copy of “It Happened in Utah,” by Tom and Gayen Wharton... 58090736@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:29:59 MDT