The West Davis Corridor has long been a divisive issue in northern Utah. It could soon create a physical divide, too, establishing a border between the booming Wasatch Front development to the east and wildlife and wetland habitat to the west.
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.
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