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    The Scott M. Matheson Preserve, a unique wetlands ecosystem rare for a desert like Moab, was teeming with life of a different sort, all focused on helping a vulnerable native fish.     A conservation team and construction crew on Dec. 11 plowed through soil adjacent to the Colorado River to...
    The Utah Avalanche Center reported Dec. 16 that danger was moderate on mid- and upper-elevation steep slopes that face NW-N-E, and human-triggered avalanches breaking down into buried, persistent weak layers were still possible in those areas. Steep, rocky terrain that has a weak shallow...
    Christmas traditions run deep within most families. From trimming a tree, to singing carols, to present giving, to stringing up lights, to holding a family dinner, to making gingerbread houses, and putting stockings over a hearth, these little gestures remind us of home filled with our loved...
Keeping with Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s commitment to work closely with states to enhance conservation, the Bureau of Land Management on Friday, Dec. 6, announced the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and proposed plan amendments addressing greater sage-grouse...
    Looking for that Christmas perfect gift for the angler or hunter in your life? If so, a Utah fishing or hunting license might be the answer. These licenses make great Christmas gifts. And they’re easy to buy.     And winter is the perfect time to give one as a gift. Lindy Varney, wildlife...
    Local birders will participate in the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC), and the 34th count in the Moab area. The Moab Bird Club coordinates counts. Volunteer citizen scientists will be out in full force, ranging through diverse habitats as they tally birds for this vital endeavor. The...
    Deep in the heart of Moab’s share of the Colorado Plateau lies a canyon known as the Fruit Bowl. It is as vast as it is deep and although the canyon’s red walls are as visually inspiring as any in the world, the area has been relatively unknown thanks to its ultra remote location in Mineral...
    Utah State University was carving out its new scenic location when sheets of intact biocrust and native cacti were discovered and rescued for conservation purposes.     The crust-laden soils surrounding the in-progress road to USU’s future campus stem west off the current T-intersection of...
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