(EXPLORE Utah Science) Millions of acres of evergreen forests across the West are suffering an epidemic of bark beetle infestations.
After 20 years on the job, one federal employee decided to draw more attention to the way the Bureau of Land Management
Utah was hit hard by wildfires this year, leaving hundreds of thousands of acres of vegetation destroyed. Wednesday, the Division of Wildlife
Come December, Jim Karpowitz will walk away from the only job he’s known for more than three decades – managing Utah’s wildlife.
With the world’s population now exceeding seven billion people, undeveloped land is quickly diminishing. Today, hundreds of people from across the country
It’s been almost a year since the Salt Lake City Council passed an ordinance banning vehicle idling for more than two minutes.
State wildlife officials will continue their efforts to get hunters in southern Utah to switch to non-lead ammunition with a demonstration Saturday
According to a new report by Western Resource Advocates, carbon dioxide emissions are declining for the first time in 20 years in
A new program offered by Rocky Mountain Power is aimed at building more energy efficient homes in Utah. The Wattsmart New Homes
Groups working to stop SkiLink, a proposed gondola from Canyons Resort in Park City to Solitude in Big Cottonwood Canyon are hoping
The Utah Department of Health has released a new report on the potential health effects of climate change. KCPW’s Charlotte Duren talks
In an effort to expand the use of solar power in the state, Utah Clean Energy is offering Salt Lake homeowners a
Progressive public policy is the goal of Democratic State Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck. The Salt Lake City lawmaker has served in the legislature
What’s believed to be the largest Outdoor Retailer yet wrapped up in downtown Salt Lake City Sunday. An estimated 27,000 people attended
Farmers in Utah’s Snake Valley could take a hit if the Federal Bureau of Land Management approves a pipeline right of
Salt Lake County announced Thursday its plans to begin collecting public input on the future development of Parleys, Big Cottonwood, and Little
Recreating along the Jordan River Parkway Trail will be easier now that a map of the trail has been made available.
A group of community leaders from across the state will meet over the next several months to discuss the best methods of
New population projections released by Governor Gary Herbert’s office are showing slower growth than expected in Utah’s Washington County. KCPW’s Charlotte Duren
Nearly five years after the tragic Crandall Canyon Mine disaster that left six miners and three rescuers dead in Utah’s Emery County,
With the debate over the controversial SkiLink proposal and proposed wilderness protections in the background, Mayor Ralph Becker took his push to
$20 million is coming to Utah to help protect one of the state’s most precious resources: water. The funding is going to
Pickle jars, beer bottles and other glass products will soon be recyclable in Salt Lake City. Beginning in October, the city is
Cleanup efforts to remove contamination from Red Butte Creek following the June 2010 Chevron pipeline spill appear to be successful, according to
The Utah Division of Air Quality is looking for businesses and the public to weigh in on how to develop new rules
Crews fighting the Quail Fire near Alpine received some assistance from Mother Nature today in the form of some much needed rain.
Count the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources among the government agencies keeping a close eye on wildfires burning across the state.
Hoping to avert further contamination, Salt Lake City wants the federal Environmental Protection Agency to get more involved in investigating groundwater contaminated
Wednesday marked the first meeting of a 15-member commission tasked with revising Salt Lake County’s Foothills, Canyons Overlay Zone or FCOZ, an
The Wood Hollow Fire burning in Sanpete County has grown to an estimated 37,000 acres with flames reaching as high as 100