Environment

Watch salty lakes around the Western U.S. disappear

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Salty lakes in the Western U.S. are shrinking, and that’s a big problem. 

Local

North Ogden officials consider count to pinpoint scope of urban deer problem

North Ogden urban deer

Increasing numbers of deer have seemingly been moving into North Ogden, and officials have been debating whether to permit hunting of the animals in the city, among other things, to thin their numbers.


Environment

Watch salty lakes around the Western U.S. disappear

BZ 081617 Pelicans 03-2

Salty lakes in the Western U.S. are shrinking, and that’s a big problem. 


Local

North Ogden officials to again debate how to deal with urban deer population

North Ogden deer

The city council has debated whether to launch a program to capture and remove the animals, permit hunting of the critters or do nothing.


Environment

ATVs could be coming to Antelope Island State Park

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The Utah Department of Natural Resources is mulling the idea of guided tours on some trails.


Environment

Utah's water year off to a slow start, but no need to panic yet

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Utah kicked off its 2018 water year dry as a bone.


Environment

Great Salt Lake's California 'sister' shows lingering impacts of water use

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Geoff McQuilkin likes to think of California’s Mono Lake as the Great Salt Lake’s sister.


Environment

Preserving wildlife and an agricultural way of life in the Lahontan Valley

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The balancing act for how to use the Lahontan wetlands surfaces some dilemmas residents along the Great Salt Lake may have to face soon if water levels continue to drop.


Environment

Oregon's drying Lake Abert could signal disaster for business on Great Salt Lake

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Harvesting brine shrimp on the Great Salt Lake is not a one-man operation but a multi-million dollar industry that employs hundreds of people in the area.


Environment

Out Standing in a Field: What Utah's past earthquakes mean for the future

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Podcasters Benjamin Zack and Leia Larsen visit with a Utah geological hazard mapper and a seismologist to learn about the region's past earthquakes and what they tell us about the future.


Environment

Why worry about Great Salt Lake drying up? Owens Valley story gives insight

Owens Valley dust

A century ago, all the water from Lake Owens was funneled to Los Angeles. It was a saline lake with a lot in common with the Great Salt Lake and the Wastach Front. 


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