Kent L. Jones, P.E., the current state engineer and director of the Utah Division of Water Rights, has announced that he will retire from public service Nov. 16. Jones has spent almost 39 years with the division.
Missing kayakers were safely located and transported to the hospital after being reported missing on the Great Salt Lake Thursday afternoon. Continue reading
The Utah Mining 2018 report issued by the Utah Geological Survey summarizes 2018 mineral resource production statistics and values for Utah.
Join park staff at Antelope Island State Park Saturday, August 3, for a day full of spider-themed presentations, crafts, guided walks, citizen science, poetry, photography, vendors, and more. Continue reading
As part of Utah’s Shared Stewardship agreement, an investment of up to $20 million dollars will be made over the next four years to address wildfire, threats to communities and protecting watersheds. Continue reading
Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative (WRI), coordinated by the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR), announced $36 million in funding for 121 wildland restoration and rehabilitation projects statewide, with a goal of improving over 173,000 acres of land. Continue reading
Law enforcement officers and technicians for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources had a busy Fourth of July weekend working to prevent invasive quagga mussels from spreading. A total of 210 boats were decontaminated at stations in the Lake Powell area Continue reading
Beginning this weekend, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is boosting its inspection and decontamination capacity along the routes leaving Lake Powell to more efficiently meet boater needs. Continue reading
Boating season is here, and with the fun in the sun comes the dangers present when venturing out onto the water. Within the last month, Utah has seen an increase in boating-related incidents. To combat this, the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation has chosen to release a new #NobodyIsInvincible PSA Continue reading