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Over 160 Years of Utah Earthquakes and State Faults Mapped

The Utah Geological Survey (UGS), University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS), and Utah Division of Emergency Management (UDEM) recently published the Utah Earthquakes (1850–2016) and Quaternary Fault Map (UGS Map 277).

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Uniquely Utah: Moqui Marbles
Moqui marbles are small, brownish-black balls comprised of iron oxide and sandstone that formed underground when iron minerals precipitated from flowing groundwater. They occur in many places in southern Utah
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DNR Map & Bookstore Can Help With Your Fall Adventures
Fall season is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors.
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DNR Appoints New Division of Wildlife Resources Director

Salt Lake City – Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Director Mike Styler has named Mike Fowlks the new director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR).

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Get To Know Utah Lake
Utah Lake is a popular and familiar place for a number of Utahns. As the largest freshwater lake in the state, and one of the largest freshwater lakes in the western United States, Utah Lake offers several recreational activities and holds a variety of wildlife.
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Get To Know Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake, the largest body of water west of the Mississippi River, is truly one of Utah’s wonders. Famous for its high salt content, Great Salt Lake is what is remaining of Lake Bonneville — a giant prehistoric lake that once covered most of western Utah.
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DNR Map & Bookstore Can Help With Your Summer Adventures
Summer is here! Are you ready? The Natural Resources Map & Bookstore is the place to research your next outdoor adventure. We specialize in maps and guides for outdoor recreation including hiking, off-highway vehicles, rockhounding, hunting, fishing, and other activities.
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Mike Fowlks Named Interim DWR Director
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It Only Takes One Spark To Start A Wildfire
Temperatures are on the rise, and so is the risk of starting a wildfire. With Utah being in the top five driest states in the nation, it only takes one spark.

Thousands of Utahns will be recreating this summer, and should remain vigilant about wildfire safety.
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The Top 5 Best Eateries in Small Town Utah
Love a good bite to eat? So do we.

Because of our statewide responsibilities, DNR employees are well-traveled and have acquired fantastic opinions about many of Utah’s small town eateries. Here are our top 5 small town eateries throughout Utah worth trying, and what each town has to offer in terms of recreation: 

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