Goat Man of Utah

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Authorities are concerned that a man spotted wearing a goat outfit and cavorting with actual wild Mountain Goats in the mountains of Utah could be in danger when hunting season opens in September. And, no, I am not making this up. Asides

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New Utah Birders Site

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The Utah Birders site is up and running and it is pretty darn nice. Introducing the Utah Rare Birds Database, where ALL rare bird sightings are stored for you to interpret for yourself. What will likely draw the most attention is that they have decided to include a “Rarity Database” with the following explanation: It is 2013 and there is no need for a committee to decide what sightings are relevant.

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Sheriff On The Trail Of Utah Hermit

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Authorities in southern Utah are on the hunt for this man. Food Hand-Ups Fit Any Fancy at the Tour of Utah. The unnamed hermit, notorious for camping in the summer and squatting in vacation cabins in the winter, has eluded the law years now. And now, after several reports of random yet harmless violence, cabin owners and law officials alike are sick of his debauchery.

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Setting off a slide in Utah

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Food Hand-Ups Fit Any Fancy at the Tour of Utah. Naked Man Exposing Himself to Hikers in Utah. Sheriff On The Trail Of Utah Hermit. Click here to view the embedded video. Related Posts. General

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Sustainable Travel in Utah

Green Prophet

Utah with its towering mountains, deep canyons, and enchanting valleys is completely stunning. There is a growing demand for vacation rentals in Utah, and it points to the increasing popularity of the state. Utah allows you to create memorable encounters with nature and experience nature in all its glory. For those planning to travel to Utah can help save the environment and prevent global warming by holidaymaker. How to travel greener in Utah.

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Naked Man Exposing Himself to Hikers in Utah

Wend Magazine

In his fifth appearance this year, a man exposed himself to a woman yesterday morning in Mill Creek Canyon, Utah. Backcountry.com Donates Funds, Keeps Utah Avalanche Center Open Through April. Hiker With Broken Leg Rescued After Four Days in Utah Desert According to authorities, the woman had been running the Birch Hollow trail at around 11am when the man, naked , stood up from behind a bush.

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Proposed Utah Ski Lift Meets Overwhelming Opposition

Wend Magazine

Both the county and city mayors of Salt Lake City, along with the US Forest Service , have recently voiced their opposition to a proposed Utah ski lift, which would link two Salt Lake City area ski resorts, The Canyons and Solitude. Even though the resorts claim that the lift would keep Utah’s Wasatch wilderness pristine and intact, never dropping riders in the backcountry, the US Forest Service has said otherwise.

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4 Activists Charged After Photographing Utah Hog Farm


After taking photographs of a large hog farm in Utah, four animal rights activists are being charged with trespassing and interference of an agricultural operation. Attorney Matthew Phillips, who is Read More The post 4 Activists Charged After Photographing Utah Hog Farm appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News People Top News

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Utah Wants to Become a No-Kill State


Utah is not satisfied with rescuing animals, it wants to bring down the number of killed shelter pets to zero by 2019. The state’s Best Friends Animal Society announced on Read More The post Utah Wants to Become a No-Kill State appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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Legendary Skier Jamie Pierre Dies In Utah Avalanche

Wend Magazine

Jamie Pierre, best known for his record-setting cliff huck , died in an avalanche at Utah’s famed Snowbird Resort. According to a preliminary report issued by the Utah Avalanche Center , both riders knew the terrain well, though “neither had any rescue gear or formal avalanche training.” Sheriff On The Trail Of Utah Hermit Extreme skiing lost an iconic member of its community Sunday, November 13, 2011.

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eBay and Israel’s Ormat Team Up for Clean Power in Utah

Green Prophet

Israel’s Ormat Technologies has brokered a deal with eBay to power the online auction giant’s new data center in Utah using Recovered Energy Generation (REG) – a groundbreaking project made possible by new energy legislation. And a new law passed in Utah, called SB12, allows them to directly source their own power from independent generators – such as Ormat, which won a bid to do just that.

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Hiker With Broken Leg Rescued After Four Days in Utah Desert

Wend Magazine

A 64-year-old hiker was rescued last week, just outside Moab, Utah, near Little Blue John Canyon in Cayonlands National Park, four days after taking a spill that nearly cost him his life. Amos Wayne Richards of Concord, N.C. broke his leg and dislocated his shoulder after falling 10 feet while on a solo hiking and canyoneering expedition inspired by the film 127 Hours , starring James Franco.

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Utah is on track to end homelessness by 2015 with this one simple idea

Green (Living) Review

Give them an apartment first, ask questions later by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The United States State of Utah, the Mormon State, has reduced its rate of chronic homelessness by 78 percent over the past eight years, moving 2000 people off the street and putting the state on track to eradicate homelessness altogether by 2015. In 2005, Utah calculated the annual cost of E.R. Other states are eager to emulate Utah’s results and no surprise there, I would think.

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Food Hand-Ups Fit Any Fancy at the Tour of Utah

Wend Magazine

As seen in this video, this sort of sums of the strange tradition that has taken root in the Tour of Utah, during which spectators connect with competitors through all sorts of odd food hand-ups. Click here to view the embedded video. Pickles and raw meat and donuts, oh my ! From the people who posted this video to Vimeo , “In the land of wrestling and demolition derby we take a different approach, more of a peanut gallery than a cheering section.&#

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Katherine Heigl Speaks Out Against Utah ‘Ag Gag’ Bill


The actress, who owns a home in Utah, denounced the measure by writing to every member of the state Senate on behalf of PETA. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News katherine heigl

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Nature Photo of the Week: Goblin Valley, Utah

Conservancy Talk

Flickr photographer exerda took this image at Goblin Valley, Utah and shared it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Nature Photo of the Week Photography United States daily nature image Flickr goblin valley Nature Conservancy Flickr nature image nature photography nature picture photography UtahThe contrast between the bright, glowing rocks and ominous black sky make for one spectacular shot.

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Proposed Resort Connection Puts Thousands of Utah Backcountry Acres At Risk

Wend Magazine

Utah’s Wasatch Range, just outside Salt Lake City, is home to some of the best skiing in the world. Within half an hour of downtown skiers can access seven world class resorts: three in Park City and two in each of the Cottonwood Canyons. There are even guided tours that allow backcountry enthusiasts to ski between all three regions and enjoy fresh tracks in the a region that, in recent years, has boasted as much as 700 inches of Champagne powder.

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Utah legislators propose M1911 as official state gun

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Lawmakers of the State of Utah are debating whether to designate a semiautomatic pistol as the official gun of Utah, despite protests from people who believe it's inappropriate because of recent mass shootings. Carl Wimmer said the state should have the gun as one of its state symbols to honor John Browning, a Utah native who invented it in 1911.

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Cloris Leachman to Utah Lawmakers: Stop the ‘Ag Gag’ Bill


The actress and animal advocate wrote a letter with PETA asking Utah legislators not to hide animal cruelty on farms. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News cloris leachman

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From Idaho to Utah, "wolf massacre" continues

Green Blog

The Idaho event came on the heels of a wolf killing in Utah during Dec., Many animal rights activists feel that hunts like these toe a dangerous line, as many wolves are mistaken for coyotes and accidentally killed, the most recent case being in Utah on Dec. An organization called Idaho for Wildlife hosted a hunting derby between Jan. 1 and Jan. 4 that resulted in the deaths of two dozen coyotes for the mere purposes of obtaining their fur or for taxidermy.

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Debbie Souza-Pappas: Our Trapped Golden Eagle

10,000 Birds

This guest blog was written by Debbie Souza-Pappas, the director and founder of Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation in Price, Utah. After we took possession of an injured and weakened Golden Eagle from the vast desert area of eastern Utah, it became clear that the compound fracture of the tibiotarsus was the result of a steel-jaw trap. Ipsen of Payson Family Pet Hospital in Payson, Utah, is our wildlife vet and very skilled at orthopedic surgeries.

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JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations

Green Traveler Guides

California North America United States Utah app for US national parks JustAhead travel guide for US national parks | Green Travel News | A new GPS-powered travel app turns smartphones into hands-free audio tours of Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Death Valley and several more U.S. national parks. Just Ahead smartphone technology works even where cell phones, Internet, and Wi-Fi won’t, streaming interesting stories spliced with geography, history and driving directions.

“How about Pineapple Gose-beak?” – Uinta Brewing Company: Flamingose

10,000 Birds

Which brings us to this week’s beer by the Uinta Brewing Company of Salt Lake City, Utah: Flamingose – a pun that requires no explanation. Greater Flamingoes occasionally stray north to Germany, and there are established populations of introduced Chilean Flamingoes in Bavaria and near the Dutch border, but aside from Pink Floyd’s legendary run as an on-the-lam flamingo, they’re unheard of in Utah. Food Reviews Birds and Booze flamingos Germany Utah

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50 Fish, 50 States: Razorback Sucker Nursery

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new project in Utah gives endangered fish a fighting chance. Fish & Fisheries 50 Fish, 50 States Conservation Science Fish Fisheries

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TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

Green Traveler Guides

Boston/Cambridge California Fayetteville Florida Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Lecanto Massachusetts Miami Miles City Montana Napa Nevada Newberg North America North Carolina Oregon Park City Placer The Americas United States Utah 10 best green hotels U.S. The winners span the gamut from budget to ultra-luxury, but all have "Platinum" ranking and great traveler reviews TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S. is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

The Surprising Fireflies of the Western US

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fireflies in Utah canyons? Ed Abbey thought so, and now so do researchers. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators

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Birding Zion National Park in Winter

10,000 Birds

My visit to the park in southwestern Utah commenced with us (us being me and my family, and an extended number of in-laws, eleven people in total, four of us kids under ten) driving through Zion late in the evening on Saturday, 26 December, in order to get to our lodging just east of the park in Zion Pionderosa Ranch Resort. … Trips national parks Utah Zion National ParkAccording to most sources the time to visit Zion National Park is in spring.

In Conservation, Sometimes It’s the Small Things that Inspire

Nature Conservancy - Science

Join Nikolaj Lasbo as he bands American Kestrel chicks in Utah. Birds & Birding From the Field Wildlife Birds Nest Cams Protected Areas

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Check out who The Dalai Lama just gave $25k.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today buddhism Buddhist Dalai Lama news Do no harm enlightened society homelessness Skid Row Utah homeless what can I do to helpThe generous donation is intended "for food and other direct benefits to homeless people," as requested by him. And although t.

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Prairie Falcon Attack on a Northern Shoveler

10,000 Birds

Ron Dudley is an amazing nature photographer who is based in northern Utah. Birds falcons predation UtahSince he retired from being a high school teacher in 2003 he has really focused on getting amazing images and his blog, Feathered Photography , is loaded with them. Seriously, click on through and see some amazing images.) To me, two things really set Ron apart from many other nature photographers. One is his focus on ethical photography.

Nature will Heal Us: Arches National Park.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Arches National Park Earth faith healing hope joy mindful travel moab mother nature nature nature worship pagan presence soul utahStanding on the edge of a viewing point looking out over the many colors threading thorough the sandstone cliffs, I was overcome with emotion. The sun was setting, and this place was speaking to me.

Welcome to My New Column on Ecofeminism

Eco Chic

I grew up splitting my time between New Zealand and Park City, Utah (where my dad was), but I’ve never considered Utah my home; I always felt that in Utah, I was merely an unwelcome guest. . (Photo by Jennifer Hubacher). You’re probably here because you care about women, the environment, or both. You’ve come to the right place, because these two subjects are intimately tied to each other. . Hey everyone, welcome to my new column with Eco-Chick.

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Win a Copy of Hawks at a Distance

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Win a Copy of Hawks at a Distance Win a Copy of Hawks at a Distance By Corey • March 22, 2011 • 1 comment Tweet Share Utah Birders has a copy of Hawks at a Distance to give away. Asides Win a Copy of Hawks at a Distance Utah Birders has a copy of Hawks at a Distance to give away.

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While You Weren’t Looking, Your Civil Rights Just Took a Hit.

Elephant Journal

The Fourth Amendment has historically safeguarded the public against being illegally detained by police officers.

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Life, Death & Bird Cam Drama at the Great Salt Lake

Nature Conservancy - Science

Season two of the Utah kestrel cam returns, with more drama than ever. Tune in now to see chicks in the nest! Birds & Birding Birds National Parks Nest Cams Wildlife

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Performing 23 Gay Marriages in 3 Hours. ~ Darren Lamb

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) equal rights gay gay marriage laws utah I asked every couple I saw how long they had been waiting for an opportunity to be married. The shortest term I heard was three years, the longest was over 40. It was a mix of emotion. I was so happy they were finally getting their chance yet so sad they had to wait so long.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, July 18

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A new dinosaur has been discovered in Utah! Animals Conservation Issues Environmental News Environmental Science Green Living Invasive species North America Science Sustainable Livelihoods The Green Buzz United States ash borer ash trees Bloomberg cars Christian Science Monitor comet of the century dinosaur fox news iowa jaws mackinaw island martha''s vineyard Michigan National Geographic new dinosaur shark hunt shark tournament Treehugger Utah

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Nature Photo of the Week: A Game of Jenga

Conservancy Talk

Robert Park Photography captured this spectacular image of Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park at sunrise — careful, no one move! Nature Photo of the Week Photography United States bryce canyon Flickr Nature Conservancy Flickr nature image nature photography nature picture outdoor photography photography sunrise photo Utah Who’s up for a game of Jenga? We’re having a little fun with our Nature Photo of the Week.

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An Elevated View of the Escalante

Conservancy Talk

The April/May issue of Nature Conservancy magazine takes readers to one of the most rugged and remote rivers in the American West, Utah’s Escalante River, where a coalition of volunteer groups is working to remove invasive trees. . Nature Conservancy Magazine Photography invasives LightHawk Nature Conservancy magazine photo essay photography Utah

Most everyone thinks they'll get ripped off by a carbon tax with revenue recycling

Environmental Economics

Rainy days and Mondays always get me down: On Monday, researchers from Yale and Utah State University unveiled a new statistical technique that allows an in-depth accounting of Americans’ attitudes toward global warming. The resulting maps —down to the county level—reveal some interesting takeaways. via common-resources.org. Here is my favorite

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Olympian Rockstars in Park City. {Video}

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Free Content to Partners Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today bobsled lindseyvan olympicpark olympics parkcity ryanvanduzer skiing utahIt’s not everyday you get your ass handed to you by a couple cute Olympians: “Hey Kaylin, can I inter… Whoosh! Okay, see you at the bottom!”

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Womens River Retreat in May – come along!


Join the 8-day Womens’ River Retreat I’ll be co-guiding for The River’s Path, down Labyrinth Canyon on the Green River of Utah with Lauren Bond Kovsky & Kathy […]. Women and women-identified folks: Want to renew your spirit on a beautiful gentle river, including an overnight solo between just you and the spirits of the land?

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Magical Moment in Bird Migration Captured on Video

Wend Magazine

Food Hand-Ups Fit Any Fancy at the Tour of Utah Click here to view the embedded video. There’s not much to be said about this video except: have a fabulous Sunday. Related posts: The Most Incredible Time Lapse Video Ever. Animals.

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