Environment

Environment

Podcasters explore connection between Bear Lake, Bear River

Bear River channel

One hundred years ago, some industrious power pioneers connected the Bear River with Bear Lake. They essentially turned the lake into a battery for hydropower and a reservoir for farming.


Environment

Record-big walnut tree survived 100-plus years of Ogden history

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“When you’ve got a tree that’s been around for a long time, stories tend to collect with it,” said Jeran Farley, urban and community forestry coordinator for the Utah Department of Natural Resources. “We as people tend to like things that have history and can tell a...


Recreation

Nordic Valley's lofty expansion plans go online, but many questions remain

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All said, the proposition would take Nordic Valley from a diminutive 140 skiable acres to 2,850 lift-served acres.


Environment

Photos: A real wild goose chase

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On a warm spring morning, dozens of biologists and volunteers piled onto boats at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge to head out on a wild goose chase. Literally.


Recreation

DWR: Clean your boat often to keep invasive quagga mussels out of Utah

Quagga mussels Northern Utah DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently stopped three boats infested with quagga mussels in Northern Utah. If they hadn’t, the results could have been devastating, officials say.


Environment

'Diesel Brothers' star ordered to stop selling, building smoke-blowing trucks

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Court documents provide a glimpse into the world of truck emissions tampering. 


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