RECREATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RECREATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Outdoor businesses call on full conservation funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263552-78/outdoor-industry-fund-recreation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263552-78/outdoor-industry-fund-recreation.html.csp">Outdoor businesses call on full conservation funding</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="2014-08-06T21:42:32.429-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the 50 years since the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund was established, it has been fully funded just once. The Outdoor Industry Association is now calling on Congress to reauthorize the fund and invest a full $900 million toward its mission of providing recreational access and acquiring land for conservation. “The reason the fund is so important is it has funded 40,000 parks and projects around the country. It is a fund that doubles its investments because the states match them. Th...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58263552@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:42:32 MDT 7-year-old boy drowns at Cottonwood Heights pool http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58154611-78/cottonwood-heights-ford-lifeguards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58154611-78/cottonwood-heights-ford-lifeguards.html.csp">7-year-old boy drowns at Cottonwood Heights pool</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T21:42:17.273-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 7-year-old boy drowned Sunday in the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center pool. Just before 2:30 p.m., a swimmer saw the boy underwater and brought this to the attention of the lifeguards, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. The lifeguards brought him out and, along with help from two off-duty medical professionals, tried to save his life. The police and Unified Fire Authority arrived and took him to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition, but he died later that afte...</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> 58154611@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 21:42:17 MDT A Look Back: Early outdoor recreation in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120258-78/photos-early-lake-outdoor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120258-78/photos-early-lake-outdoor.html.csp">A Look Back: Early outdoor recreation in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T13:52:38.425-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 01:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week’s installment features scenes of early outdoor recreation around Utah.</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> 58120258@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:52:38 MDT