CLIFFS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CLIFFS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322161-78/wilderness-utah-places-feel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322161-78/wilderness-utah-places-feel.html.csp">Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T11:06:35.501-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bill Rau likes to visit a spot in Utah’s Book Cliffs. He doesn’t want you to know where it is, but he sure wants you to know how beautiful and wild it is. The place north of Interstate 70 is the subject of his black and white photograph “Storm’s Light,” which is among 50 images selected for a juried exhibit to open Wednesday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The show, Utah Wilderness 50, commemorates the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Wilderness Act into law. ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58322161@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:35 MDT Deal protects land near Book Cliffs, allows other drilling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58309576-90/tribe-creek-hill-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58309576-90/tribe-creek-hill-development.html.csp">Deal protects land near Book Cliffs, allows other drilling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T10:55:53.037-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A long-awaited deal will protect remote southern reaches of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation from development and, at the same time, let the tribe and state partner on oil and gas ventures to the north. While the arrangement was spearheaded by pro-drilling members of Utah’s congressional delegation, environmentalists found much to praise because the agreement safeguards parts of the scenic Book Cliffs inside the reservation from industrial development. Ute tribal leaders plan a Wednesday ...</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> 58309576@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:55:53 MDT Bear break-in closes Book Cliffs campground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243036-78/bear-book-cliffs-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243036-78/bear-book-cliffs-area.html.csp">Bear break-in closes Book Cliffs campground</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T18:05:30.924-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernal • Federal land managers are barring overnight stays at a popular camping area near eastern Utah’s Book Cliffs after a black bear broke into two unoccupied camping trailers, rummaged through cupboards and chewed cans. Wildlife officials say daytime visitors to the PR Springs and Willow Canyon areas should be cautious until the bear is captured. Ron Stewart, a state Division of Wildlife Resources manager, says the bear climbed in through the top of one camper after removing a skylight. Stew...</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> 58243036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:05:30 MDT