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The Lehi Roundup is Underway

Thu, 27 Jun 2013

The Lehi Round-Up Rodeo (part of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) is held the last full week of June and is just part of the celebration.

More than 29,000 permits to hunt bull elk with a rifle or muzzleloader in Utah will go on sale at 8 a.m. on June 27.

The 2013 Utah Arts Festival will transform Downtown?s Library and Washington Squares into a four-day playground for art lovers June 20-23.

The Utah DWR has teamed up with Anadarko to give pronghorns south of Vernal some new water sources. The partnership has resulted in establishment of 12 new guzzlers, which provide water to animals in these parched lands.

Rattlesnake safety tips

Mon, 17 Jun 2013

Summer is the time of year when you'll most likely encounter rattlesnakes in Utah. Eight rattlesnake subspecies live in Utah. The most common is the Great Basin rattlesnake, which is found across the state.

This demo will include basic dutch oven cooking, including how to cook a super easy cobbler (with free samples!)

"I?ve learned that taking a newbie fishing, hunting or exploring our great outdoors gives the mentor the same feelings of delight and empowerment."

The USFWS announced that a rule to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species (ES) list will be placed in the Federal Register for comment. Once the rule is posted, comments will be accepted for 90 days.

Palisade State Park is offering ATV rides right out of the park. They will be having one ride each month on a different trail each ride.

Biologists will be available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to help you locate the animals and to answer your questions. Late afternoon until dusk is usually the best time to see the sheep.

Visit the Utah State Parks website for more information.

Help finish the Timpooneke Trailhead, or one of many other projects across the state of Utah.

Applications accepted starting May 29

In each region in Utah, you'll find waters that are easy to access and have large numbers of healthy fish.

Visit as many state parks as you can and complete each of the challenges

Bear safety tips

Tue, 21 May 2013

A fun weekend camping with your family and friends can turn tragic if you do things that lure bears into the area where you're camping.

The trail, which opened on May 18th, passes through seven Utah County cities, including American Fork, Cedar Hills, Highland, Lehi, Lindon, Orem and Pleasant Grove.

The Utah Scenic Print Series features 16 stunning photographs of iconic Utah landscapes

Horseback rides and cabins are can also be reserved online through the park concessionaire.

Check for the status of other seasonal road closures.

The Gold Course is a typical mountain or foothills course with significant elevation change throughout the course and dramatic elevation changes within each hole.

The National Park Foundation is seeking amazing photos from amateur photographers that highlight the best of America's federal lands, national parks and historical sites.

Visit the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge on Saturday, May 11 from 10 - 3 for an Open House to celebrate the return of amazing migratory birds.

2012 was a big year for firefighters which battled blazes across much of the state. The latest issue of the Straight Tip newsletter by the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy discusses some of their challenges.

These maps help bicyclists make informed decisions about where to ride on Utah?s roads. Our goal is to offer relevant material on ride routes, bicycle infrastructure, road conditions and elements that could affect your ride.

Fisheries biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are holding the open houses to share information with you about waters in your area. They also want to hear your ideas about fishing regulation or management changes you'd like to see at the waters in 2014.

Even though the number of deer in Utah is going up, on May 2, the Utah Wildlife Board approved a slight decrease in the number of general buck deer permits available for hunts in Utah this fall.

To see waterfowl, Ron Stewart suggests visiting Steinaker Reservoir and Pelican Lake on the east side of the Uinta Basin. During a recent visit to Steinaker, Stewart spotted 12 different types of ducks and geese.

Utah's general statewide turkey hunt is about to begin. There's no limit on the number of permits available for the hunt, so you won't have a problem getting one.

The North Marina is closed until further notice. Restrooms, launch ramp and day-use areas are open at the South Marina. Boaters are restricted to the southern half of the reservoir until diesel spill cleanup is completed. Camping is available with 24 full hook-up sites, but no tents. Take exit #351.

See and hear sandhill cranes

Fri, 12 Apr 2013

The free viewing event will be held at Ogden Bay on April 20. The event will be a great opportunity to see sandhill cranes and hear their bone-rattling calls echo across the landscape.

The Nature Conservancy of Utah protects the lands and waters on which all life depends, and we're teaming up with them at the USUBC to celebrate it!

Land exchange benefits many

Mon, 08 Apr 2013

Three Utah government agencies ? the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), the Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) and the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) ? recently finalized the three-way exchange.

You can see and learn more about the goats at a free wildlife-viewing event. The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold the event on April 20 at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Children, youth and adults will have a free chance to shoot at a variety of moving and stationary targets with a .22 rifle soon. On April 6, the Division of Wildlife Resources will offer a shoot at the North Springs Shooting Range.

White-tailed prairie dogs that live in Coyote Basin in northeastern Utah and Utah prairie dogs are fully protected ? you cannot hunt or shoot them, no matter what time of year it is. On April 1, all of the other prairie dogs in Utah will join that protected list for a short period of time.

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and its concessioners are expanding operational hours and opening facilities parkwide for the spring season. With the closure of Hwy 89, Colorado River Discovery has adapted the types and number of tours available on the Colorado River below the dam. Half-day and full-day tours will begin at the base of the dam.

As the weather gets warmer, hungry fish in northern Utah, trapped under a layer of ice all winter long, are getting more active. And so are anglers. They're getting their fishing gear ready to fish open water during that magical, early-spring period called ice off.

Over the weekend, DWR biologists in the Southeastern Region went bear denning as part of a study to learn more about black bear reproduction.

Canyonlands Half Marathon

Tue, 12 Mar 2013

The scenic USATF sanctioned and certified course follows the Colorado River through a dramatic redrock canyon. Food, awards, raffle and live music await you at the finish in downtown Moab.

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