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Jenne Anderson & Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

See Nature, History At Antelope Island State Park

Even in the winter, Antelope Island State Park is a great place to see wildlife - and some fascinating history, too. 
1 year ago
A new bill in the legislature would create Utahraptor State Park in the Dalton Wells area near Moab...
Jared Turner, KSL TV

Proposed Bill Would Create ‘Utahraptor State Park’ Near Moab

A bill moving through the legislature would create a new state park near Moab named after the Beehive State’s official state dinosaur, the Utahraptor.
1 year ago
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Dan Spindle & Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

Utah Friends Create Outdoorpals App To Coordinate Outdoor Activities With New People

The outdoorpals app was created in Utah by a group of friends who want everyone to stick with the outdoor activities that make them happy. 
1 year ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Utah Tourism Office Gets $1M Grant For Pandemic Recovery

Utah's tourism industry is getting a $1 million grant to help recover from the pandemic.
1 year ago
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Tania Dean, KSL TV

Utahn Warning Campers After Coyote Trap Injures Dog

A Utah man has a warning for hikers and campers, beware of coyote traps.  His dog was injured after getting stuck in a trap that was placed very close to a popular camping area. 
1 year ago
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The Associated Press

Suit Filed Over All-Terrain Vehicles In Utah Recreation Zone

The U.S. Department of the Interior has been sued over plans to allow all-terrain vehicles in a recreation area in Utah that conservation groups say would be destructive.
1 year ago
Park Rangers rescued several snowmobilers after weekend storms. (Stuart Johnson/KSL-TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah State Park Ranger Pulls Off Two Lifesaving Rescues In 24 Hours

Fresh snow always brings more people out to play which caused a busy weekend for state park rangers in Northern Utah.
1 year ago
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Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

Avalanche Conditions: Staying Safe In The Greatest Snow On Earth

Utah has seen a big increase in outdoor sporting since the pandemic began, and that means more interactions between people and mountains with dangerous avalanche conditions. 
1 year ago
The Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter was assisting Utah Division of Wildlife Resource of...
Andrew Adams, KSL TV

DPS Crew Discovers Mysterious Monolith From Air In Remote Utah Wilderness

The Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter was assisting Utah Division of Wildlife Resource officers counting bighorn sheep when the crew spotted something mysterious from above. 
2 years ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Many Visitors Learn To Regret ‘Curse’ Of Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

Halloween will be a bit different in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic and health department recommendations to socially distance and avoid large crowds. In Garfield County, it's the same as it has been for years.
2 years ago
One of the two elk that were left to waste in Sevier County. (Used by permission from the Departmen...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

DWR Looking For Information On Two Poached Bull Elk In Sevier County

Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is looking for information on the poaching of bull elk in two separate incidents in Sevier County.
2 years ago
The new Mount Olympus Trailhead opened to the public on Thursday. (Salt Lake County Parks & Recreat...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Redesigned Mount Olympus Trailhead Opens To Public

Salt Lake County officials announced a redesigned Mount Olympus Trailhead is open once again after several improvements were completed over the summer.
2 years ago
Sandstone formations are shown here in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument on May 10, 2...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Rep. Stewart Reintroduces Bill To Create Utah’s Sixth National Park

Rep. Chris Stewart is trying again to create Utah’s sixth national park after he reintroduced The Grand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act in Congress.
2 years ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

258 Animals Killed Illegally In Utah Over Last Two Months

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said poachers have illegally killed 258 animals in the Beehive State over the last nine weeks. 
2 years ago
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Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV

Utah Ski Resorts Plan For Winter Season With Pandemic In Mind

Skiers are counting the days until the greatest snow on earth returns to Utah ski areas, and the resorts are making plans to reopen during the pandemic.
2 years ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Information Wanted On Bull Moose Poached In Rich County

Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are asking for any information on a bull moose that was poached in Rich County.
2 years ago
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Aley Davis, KSL TV

Simple Steps You Can Take to Improve Utah Air Quality and Protect Your Health

The summer ozone season can be just as dangerous as the winter inversion, especially on really hot days, but there are simple changes Utahns can make every day to improve air quality.
2 years ago
The Big Hollow Fire burns in Wasatch County on July 17, 2020. (Photo: Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV)...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

DWR Closes Wildlife Areas To Target Shooting Due To Fire Threat

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has closed 17 wildlife management areas temporarily to target shooting because of severe fires threats.
2 years ago
U.S. President Donald Trump signs the Great American Outdoors Act during a singing ceremony in the ...
DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Trump Signs $3 Billion-A-Year Plan To Boost Conservation, Parks

President Donald Trump has signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands.
2 years ago
FILE: Quagga mussels. (Utah DWR)...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

60 Citations Issued, 15K Boats Inspected For Invasive Quagga Mussels

Citations were issued to 60 people and more than 15,000 boats were inspected over the three-day Pioneer Day weekend.
2 years ago
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Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

Utah Wildlife Officials Want You To Catch And Eat All The Bullfrogs You Can

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources tweeted an idea for your next dinner: bullfrogs. 
2 years ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Wildlife Managers: Leave Young Animals Alone

Utahns are running to the great outdoors as pandemic restrictions are lifted. That's putting hikers and campers on a collision course with young animals like deer fawns and elk calves alone in the wild that look like they have been abandoned by their mothers.
2 years ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Search & Rescue Team Member In Right Place, Right Time

A trained specialist on the Wasatch County Search & Rescue Team happened to be enjoying his day off in the outdoors of Uintah County when he heard someone in the distance yelling for help. 
2 years ago
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Thousands Of Boats Inspected For Invasive Mussels Over Holiday Weekend

Law enforcement and wildlife resources officers inspected more than five thousand boats as part of efforts to keep the invasive quagga mussels out of Utah lakes and other waters.
2 years ago
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