Salt Lake City (Sept. 5, 2018) — For the first time in about ten years Utah’s drought conditions have reached a threshold that triggers the State’s statutory responsibility to convene Utah’s Drought Review and Reporting Committee. The committee will gather Monday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m.
Salt Lake City (Aug. 21, 2018) – Aquatic invasive species (AIS) personnel from the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have stopped more than 120 mussel-infested boats this year, most of which had visited Lake Powell, from launching at other Utah waterbodies.
Salt Lake City — DNR has about 120 law enforcement personnel. So often their good work goes unrecognized by the general public. They quietly work in remote and secluded areas of the state with professionalism, bravery and ingenuity; protecting the state’s abundant natural resources and helping the good people of Utah who are enjoying the outdoors.
Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (OGM) Director John Baza has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to serve as a member of the National Petroleum Council.
The Utah Division of Water Resources recently announced that Utahns can now easily access water use data through a new interactive data portal.
Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Executive Director Mike Styler has named Jeff Rasmussen, deputy director of the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation, as the Division’s new director.
Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch; A small newly discovered fossil with great significance discovered in southeastern Utah.
Salt Lake City (June 4, 2018) – Executive Director Mike Styler announced today that current Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson has accepted a deputy director position at DNR.
Water conservation just got cheaper for Utahns. A new statewide rebate program, Utah Water Savers, is now available thanks to a $750,000 ongoing appropriation from the state legislature.