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Birders rejoiced: Rain boosted success at GSL bird festival

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A wet weekend of heavy rain didn’t dampen the spirits of Great Salt Lake Bird Festival goers. Only four of the 61 field trips were canceled and workshops and clinics at the Davis County Legacy...

Recreation

Find safe camping sites to weather Memorial Day weekend rains

Memorial Day weekend both commemorates our veterans and signals the quasi-start of summer, but officials express concerns about the safety of families who may leave...


Recreation

Stokes Nature Center raising money to expand services

LOGAN — Unbeknownst to most, Stokes Nature Center extends beyond the towering walls of Logan Canyon. Many years ago a resident of Nibley donated 11...


Recreation

How to avoid a Utah black bear encounter

A fun weekend can take a turn for the worse if you do things that lure bears into the area where you’re camping. Fortunately, it’s easy to reduce...


Recreation

Fish for free on June 6

Give fishing a try on June 6 — Free Fishing Day in Utah. No license is needed for fishing in the state that day. If you have a license, June 6 will...


Recreation

Hot fishing spots for Memorial Day weekend

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources sport fish coordinator lists the best waters for fishing this holiday weekend. Low water levels have the potential to warm...




Recreation

Energy development greed threatens Utah fishing

Land access is something we take for granted here in Utah, and in much of the West for that matter. We’ve grown up hunting, fishing and camping in the...


Recreation

Birders rejoiced: Rain boosted success at GSL bird festival

A wet weekend of heavy rain didn’t dampen the spirits of Great Salt Lake Bird Festival goers. Only four of the 61 field trips were canceled and workshops and...


Recreation

Utah ski resort visits hit 9-year low

OGDEN — As a result of one of the warmest winters on record, Northern Utah ski resorts only received about a third of the normal snowfall. As a result, the...


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Delicate Arch incident marred Dean Potter's climbing career

Yet again, Dean Potter was hurtling through the air. A dead tree stood on the ground below him, a strange tug at the space between his shoulders came from above....


Recreation

Hunters, anglers fund America's conservation efforts

New statistics released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service show hunters and anglers generated $1.1 billion in 2014, funding that will be distributed to state and...


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Find safe camping sites to weather Memorial Day weekend rains

Memorial Day weekend both commemorates our veterans and signals the quasi-start of summer, but officials express concerns about the safety of families who may leave...


Energy development greed threatens Utah fishing

Land access is something we take for granted here in Utah, and in much of the West for that matter. We’ve grown up hunting, fishing and camping in the...