HABITAT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HABITAT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Oil, gas project OK’d on Nevada sage grouse land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58098612-79/gas-oil-project-grouse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58098612-79/gas-oil-project-grouse.html.csp">Oil, gas project OK’d on Nevada sage grouse land</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Federal land managers have approved an oil and gas project involving hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in a portion of northeast Nevada identified by state wildlife officials as essential habitat for the imperiled greater sage grouse. The Bureau of Land Management signed a decision record earlier this month on Noble Energy Inc.’s proposal to conduct oil and gas exploration drilling around Tabor Flats near Wells in Elko County. The Houston-based company plans to drill a maximum of 2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580986122014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098612@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:42:01 MDT