HABITAT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HABITAT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: No such thing as multiple use http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319244-82/endangered-multiple-nature-plants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319244-82/endangered-multiple-nature-plants.html.csp">Letter: No such thing as multiple use</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.56-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his recent op-ed (“Why we didn’t list beardtongues as endangered plants,” Aug. 15), Michael Thabault attempts to justify the decision by his employer, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to withdraw its proposal to protect two rare flowers under the Endangered Species Act and to substitute it with a voluntary conservation agreement instead. Under this proposal, the Graham’s and White River beardtongues, also known as penstemon, will be subject to the same “surface-disturbing activities” that ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58319244@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT Op-ed: We all lose when thieves hit Habitat for Humanity home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170844-82/blake-everyone-habitat-humanity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170844-82/blake-everyone-habitat-humanity.html.csp">Op-ed: We all lose when thieves hit Habitat for Humanity home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ed Blake</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.047-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently we discovered that our most recent Habitat for Humanity home, which we just dedicated several days ago to a single mother and her 90-year-old mother, had the sod stolen from the front yard. Not from a pallet of sod, but from the actual front yard. How does this happen? Were people just looking the other way? Two months ago the beautiful front door was stolen during the night at the same home. This home was built on an in-fill lot and has homes all around it. Is a thief’s success tied ...</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> 58170844@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT Op-ed: It’s time for grizzly bears to come home to the Uintas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58143144-82/bears-grizzly-species-greenwald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58143144-82/bears-grizzly-species-greenwald.html.csp">Op-ed: It’s time for grizzly bears to come home to the Uintas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NoaH Greenwald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:47:46.632-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Much as it did with the gray wolf, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the grizzly bear, beginning with the iconic bears of Yellowstone National Park. But are the bears truly recovered and ready for the state sponsored hunts that are sure to ensue with removal of protection? As many as 50,000-100,000 grizzly bears once roamed the West, from the coast of California and Cascade Range in Washington and Oregon through the Great Plains, a...</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> 58143144@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:47:46 MDT