CANYONLANDS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANYONLANDS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Bear-proof gear will be required at Needles District of Canyonlands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57683117-78/bear-canyonlands-resistant-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57683117-78/bear-canyonlands-resistant-district.html.csp">Bear-proof gear will be required at Needles District of Canyonlands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T22:15:02.331-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Backcountry campers in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park will be required to use bear-resistant containers starting May 1. National Park Service officials report an increase in the number of black bear sightings and indications that the animals are in the Salt Creek watershed in recent years. Starting in May, all overnight backcountry permit holders in the Upper Salt and Salt Horse backcountry zones will need to store food, beverages, food containers, garbage and other scented it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57683117@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:15:02 MDT Letter: Time to shout to drillers: Not in my back yard! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647264-82/ceo-exxon-gas-yard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647264-82/ceo-exxon-gas-yard.html.csp">Letter: Time to shout to drillers: Not in my back yard!</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T22:19:01.83-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Not in my back yard.” Who has the right to demand that anymore? In these days of rampant oil and gas exploration, very few. The CEO of ExxonMobil and a few noteworthy neighbors are trying to say that in a complicated lawsuit regarding their upscale Texas ranch neighborhoods and the installation of a water tower plus increased truck traffic fundamental to fracking in the area (“Exxon CEO Profits Huge As America’s Largest Natural Gas Producer, But Frack In His Own Backyard And He Sues!” Forbes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647264@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:19:01 MDT Provo woman recovering after fall in Canyonlands NP http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57561799-78/slot-woman-provo-helicopter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57561799-78/slot-woman-provo-helicopter.html.csp">Provo woman recovering after fall in Canyonlands NP</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T13:47:56.105-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 01:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Provo woman was recovering Tuesday from injuries she sustained after she tumbled into a slot in Canyonlands National Park and had to be rescued by helicopter. Wayne County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kassidee Brown confirmed that the 23-year-old woman only fell about six feet into the slot while hiking and climbing with friends about 2 p.m. Monday in Chamber Canyon, but it was enough for her to suffer a broken ankle. Rescuers located her about 6 p.m. Monday, but it took another five hours for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57561799@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:47:56 MDT