Environment

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...

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...


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. 


Environment

Improvements near Weber River dam could benefit boaters, anglers and fish

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Plans include a fish ladder to help game and threatened fish species, a new year-round picnic site, improved river access trails and, potentially, early-summer releases for whitewater kayakers and boaters.


Environment

Utah State professor hopes to save massive Ogden walnut from getting whacked

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The city is aware of how rare the English walnut tree is, but they can’t make any promises about its future.


Local

Neighbors hang on to hope as Riverdale landslide disaster continues

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This past week a fourth home on 600 West was declared unsafe to occupy. And city officials are now making plans for re-routing water, gas and sewer lines if the landslide reaches the road.


Environment

WSU preserves century-old plants while botanist examines future of Utah's flora

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The plants were preserved by Weber State College’s first scientist and first president.


Environment

Algal blooms will be yearly occurrence, get more funding, quicker response times

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Just last year, 10 bodies of water reported algal blooms, including one at Ogden’s 21st Pond and at Mantua Reservoir.


Environment

Problems with Weber County waste piling up at Recycled Earth

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Weber County’s recycling mess seems to have escalated into a full-blown dumpster fire.


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