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VIDEO: Coyotes on ice

Dylan Brown
Feb 7 2014 - 5:45pm

Coyotes explored the ice of the Great Salt Lake near Antelope Island Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

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VIDEO: Antelope Island's overpopulated deer herd trimmed in roundup

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 7 2014 - 6:52am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Teams of biologists and state officials moved a doe into a large canvas tent.Officials had captured the mule deer with a netgun from a helicopter. Once the doe was brought down, she was hobbled, blindfolded, strung along with a few other deer and whisked away to a staging area at Antelope Island's Fielding Garr Ranch in the...

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GALLERY: Bighorn Sheep Moved From Antelope Island

Utah Department of of Wildlife Resources employees and volunteers from Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife weigh a bighorn sheep on Antelope Island on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. State wildlife officials are capturing and moving 30 sheep from the island to form a new herd in Central Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jan 7 2014 - 6:15pm

Wildlife officials capture and move bighorn sheep from Antelope Island in order to control the population and establish a new herd in Central Utah. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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VIDEO: Bighorn sheep captured for transfer from Antelope Island

Jeff DeMoss, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 7 2014 - 6:08pm

ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK -- At first, Dave didn't seem very pleased to be stuck in a trailer. The mature bighorn sheep slammed his thick, curled horns into the side of the metal enclosure, creating a loud banging sound that rang out across the open field.He soon calmed down, however, and grudgingly accepted his new surroundings. After...

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Revenues from hunts on Antelope Island increasing, but not everyone is a fan

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 18 2013 - 6:40am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Antelope Island State Park will close Dec. 3 for the third annual bison hunt.

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Weber State's nature volunteers work to make a difference

Mike Brewer carries water to some newly planted trees at the Ogden Nature Center as part of Weber State University Make Difference Day Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.  (BRIAN NICHOLSON/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 26 2013 - 6:36pm

OGDEN -- Sometimes happiness is as simple as planting a tree.That seemed to be the message Saturday morning as Weber State University students were joined by members of the community they invited to Make a Difference Day activities sponsored by the WSU Center for Community Engaged Learning.More than 100 students and guests split up and gathered at...

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GALLERY: Antelope Island Bison Roundup

Over 300 riders on horseback took part in the annual Antelope Island Bison Roundup on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Around 700 bison were moved to corrals on the north side of the island where they are managed for individual and herd health. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Oct 25 2013 - 6:55pm

Photo gallery from the Antelope Island Bison Roundup on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

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Frary Homestead Trail new feature at Antelope Island

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 18 2013 - 2:31pm

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- A one-mile interpretive foot trail around the historic Frary Homestead site is the newest Antelope Island enhancement.The homestead trail will open at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Coyotes on ice

Dylan Brown
Feb 7 2014 - 5:45pm

Coyotes explored the ice of the Great Salt Lake near Antelope Island Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 7 2014 - 5:45pm


VIDEO: Antelope Island's overpopulated deer herd trimmed in roundup

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 7 2014 - 6:52am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Teams of biologists and state officials moved a doe into a large canvas tent.Officials had captured the mule deer with a netgun from a helicopter. Once the doe was brought down, she was hobbled, blindfolded, strung along with a few other deer and whisked away to a staging area at Antelope Island's Fielding Garr Ranch in the...

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VIDEO: Bighorn sheep captured for transfer from Antelope Island

Jeff DeMoss, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 7 2014 - 6:08pm

ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK -- At first, Dave didn't seem very pleased to be stuck in a trailer. The mature bighorn sheep slammed his thick, curled horns into the side of the metal enclosure, creating a loud banging sound that rang out across the open field.He soon calmed down, however, and grudgingly accepted his new surroundings. After...

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Contenders find Antelope Island a picturesque setting for cycling race

Riders from the Stanford men’s road team speed into the finish line during the time trials on Antelope Island at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships on Friday. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Jeff DeMoss
May 4 2013 - 12:14am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Among the racers talking about their experience on the first day of the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, one superlative kept popping up.Beautiful.Friday's time trial races at Antelope Island featured sunny skies, ideal temperatures in the low 60s, and plenty of praise for the 21-mile course along the east...

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Spectators line annual Antelope Island bison roundup

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Riders herd about 400 bison into Antelope Island’s corrals during the 25th anniversary of the Antelope Island Bison Roundup, which began Friday. About 90 bison remained and will be rounded up today.

Loretta Park
Oct 28 2011 - 3:23pm

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- People in France know more about the Antelope Island Bison Roundup than Utahns do, one Frenchman says. "We have a national show in France, a big show, and everything Western is shown there, including the roundup," said Thierry Lavigne, who has lived in Salt Lake City for the past four years and has attended the Antelope Island...

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'Horse whisperer' preps animals for the big screen

ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner
Ron Brown peers out the door of his tack room at the Fielding Garr Ranch earlier this month at Antelope Island State Park. Brown and his wife, Ginger, own and operate R & G Horse and Wagon on the island.

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 15 2011 - 10:05pm

Known to some as the horse whisperer of Antelope Island, Ron Brown spends hours training his horses and prepping them for feature films. For nearly 30 years, his horses have appeared in more than 80 films and are currently being prepared for another film, set to start this summer, with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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GALLERY: Bighorn Sheep Moved From Antelope Island

Utah Department of of Wildlife Resources employees and volunteers from Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife weigh a bighorn sheep on Antelope Island on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. State wildlife officials are capturing and moving 30 sheep from the island to form a new herd in Central Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jan 7 2014 - 6:15pm

Wildlife officials capture and move bighorn sheep from Antelope Island in order to control the population and establish a new herd in Central Utah. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 7 2014 - 6:28pm


GALLERY: Antelope Island Bison Roundup

Over 300 riders on horseback took part in the annual Antelope Island Bison Roundup on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Around 700 bison were moved to corrals on the north side of the island where they are managed for individual and herd health. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Oct 25 2013 - 6:55pm

Photo gallery from the Antelope Island Bison Roundup on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 25 2013 - 6:55pm


VIDEO: Coyotes on ice

Dylan Brown
Feb 7 2014 - 5:45pm

Coyotes explored the ice of the Great Salt Lake near Antelope Island Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 7 2014 - 5:45pm


VIDEO: Antelope Island's overpopulated deer herd trimmed in roundup

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 7 2014 - 6:52am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Teams of biologists and state officials moved a doe into a large canvas tent.Officials had captured the mule deer with a netgun from a helicopter. Once the doe was brought down, she was hobbled, blindfolded, strung along with a few other deer and whisked away to a staging area at Antelope Island's Fielding Garr Ranch in the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 7 2014 - 6:52am


GALLERY: Bighorn Sheep Moved From Antelope Island

Utah Department of of Wildlife Resources employees and volunteers from Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife weigh a bighorn sheep on Antelope Island on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. State wildlife officials are capturing and moving 30 sheep from the island to form a new herd in Central Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jan 7 2014 - 6:15pm

Wildlife officials capture and move bighorn sheep from Antelope Island in order to control the population and establish a new herd in Central Utah. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 7 2014 - 6:28pm


VIDEO: Bighorn sheep captured for transfer from Antelope Island

Jeff DeMoss, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 7 2014 - 6:08pm

ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK -- At first, Dave didn't seem very pleased to be stuck in a trailer. The mature bighorn sheep slammed his thick, curled horns into the side of the metal enclosure, creating a loud banging sound that rang out across the open field.He soon calmed down, however, and grudgingly accepted his new surroundings. After...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 8 2014 - 3:49pm


GALLERY: Antelope Island Bison Roundup

Over 300 riders on horseback took part in the annual Antelope Island Bison Roundup on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Around 700 bison were moved to corrals on the north side of the island where they are managed for individual and herd health. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Oct 25 2013 - 6:55pm

Photo gallery from the Antelope Island Bison Roundup on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

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GALLERY: Pioneer Day Celebration at Antelope Island

George Sanchez, 6, tries to lasso a fake calf at Antelope Island, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Reynaldo Leal
Jul 24 2013 - 6:47pm

People attended Pioneer Day festivities at Antelope Island, Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

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GALLERY: Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

A great blue heron takes off over a group of California Gulls and double-crested cormorants on Egg Island in the Great Salt Lake on Thursday, May, 16, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner staff
May 16 2013 - 5:09pm

Picture gallery from a boat tour of Egg Island during the first morning of the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival on Thursday, May 16, 2013.

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Contenders find Antelope Island a picturesque setting for cycling race

Riders from the Stanford men’s road team speed into the finish line during the time trials on Antelope Island at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships on Friday. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Jeff DeMoss
May 4 2013 - 12:14am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Among the racers talking about their experience on the first day of the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, one superlative kept popping up.Beautiful.Friday's time trial races at Antelope Island featured sunny skies, ideal temperatures in the low 60s, and plenty of praise for the 21-mile course along the east...

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