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Call of the Wetlands Day at Bear River Refuge

BRIGHAM CITY — Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge will host an open house to celebrate spring on Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Family-friendly...


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Avoid outdoor cooking accidents

As the days grow longer and the weather warms, many activities are moving outdoors, including cooking. To keep those meals from going up in smoke, or worse, here...


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Safety tips for recreating in mountain lion country

Recent reports of mountain lion activity in lower elevations reinforce the fact that mountain lions can be present just about anywhere. Mountain lions are...


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Learn turkey hunting basics in new DWR video series

Is hunting wild turkeys something you’d like to try, but you haven’t yet, because you’re not sure how to find the birds and hunt them? If the...


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Fly fishing rich with history

Fly fishing, like hunting, gets passed down from generation to generation, especially out here in the West. My own fly fishing heritage started with my father. I...




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Bonneville cutthroat trout hardy survivors in Weber River

MOUNTAIN GREEN — Affectionately known as “bonnies” by many local anglers, Utah’s state fish, the Bonneville cutthroat trout, has...


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Ogden Travel Plan could include new miles of ATV trail routes

The U.S. Forest Service is nearing a final decision on the Ogden Travel Plan, with small bumps and boosts for both ATV enthusiasts and those seeking quiet...


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Gondola would create 1 of largest US ski areas near Tahoe

RENO, Nev. — A resort operator announced plans Monday to build a high-speed gondola connecting two Lake Tahoe slopes and creating one of the largest ski areas...


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Utah junior duck stamp winner announced

BRIGHAM CITY — Bradley Gray, 16, took Best of Show at the 2015 Utah Junior Duck Stamp Contest with a pair of green-winged teal created in colored...


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Trouble on the Hole Trail

The last time I rode the Hole Trail I didn’t have a GPS, so I was looking forward to riding it again to record the tracks. The Hole Trail is near the town of...


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Cold water dangers lurk for springtime boaters

SALT LAKE CITY — Boaters, anglers and paddlers need to respect cold water temperatures while recreating this spring and be prepared for emergencies, Utah...