Ogden residents have improved their recycling habits, although plenty of non-recyclable trash is...
Ogden residents have improved their recycling habits, although plenty of non-recyclable trash is still going in the blue bins.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service signaled it wouldn’t punish companies or people whose actions unintentionally kill birds. The move came as a relief to some Utah industries but was a blow to the National Audubon Society, which filed a lawsuit against the federal government Thursday.
Scientists with BYU are working to study the bugs’ genetics to see how different pockets found in Utah relate to the bigger firefly family tree. Locals can contribute to this research by reporting where they see fireflies and when.
For 20 years, bird lovers from all corners have flocked to Northern Utah for the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. And for 20 years, Arnold Smith has shown visitors the bounty of birds that live beyond the lake — over the Wasatch Mountains, high in Morgan County.
The company announced the second year of its Live Electric EV Discount program, which provides $3,000 off a 2018 Nissan Leaf. The discount is open to all Rocky Mountain customers and all state employees. It’s part of a larger initiative to curb emissions and get more electric vehicles on Utah...
Likewise, residents are willing to pay more if needed, to a limit, according to an informal city poll.
The “Concurrent Resolution on Environmental and Economic Stewardship” calls for using sound science when it comes to the environment. And it reached Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk because of the efforts of hundreds of high school students.
The action stems from the reduced value of recyclables, and officials had even mulled eliminating the recycling program altogether.
Utah might be known as the “Beehive State,” but people tend to know very little about the bees that call our area home.
The plant-based trend has rooted itself in Ogden’s food scene, with burgeoning vegan-only businesses and established restaurants growing their vegan options. It’s now easy to find vegan cookies, vegan bar food, vegan pizza, vegan tacos and vegan lattes.