Wildlife students find unexpected visitors

The phrase “blind as a bat” is a misnomer, even though the small eyes resemble that of Mr. Magoo, bats actually have sensitive colorless vision that helps them see in dark nights. This is one of several bat facts USU Eastern students’ learned on a bat outing with Wildlife Conservation...
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Sale on Arc’teryx Jackets, Fire Pits, and More Outdoor Gear Deals

This week, find great deals on Rossignol, Black Diamond, Arc’teryx, and more. Arc’teryx Zeta SL Rain Jacket — Men’s & Women’s: $239-299 (Up to 20% Off) Grab these popular Arc’teryx rainshells for 20% off now. Two-layer GORE-TEX PacLite construction keeps the feel of this jacket lightweight while still providing adequate weather protection. Two hand pockets and waterproof zippers complete the package.
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New Weather Station Unveiled in Upper Merced River Watershed

Merced Irrigation District joined with Yosemite National Park officials today in announcing the installation of a new snow and weather station in the high reaches of the Merced River watershed in the central Sierra Nevada. The data it provides will greatly enhance forecasting by Yosemite National Park, as well as...

Endura goes grav grav with Fall/Winter GV500 gravel clothing

Endura is prepping for the frosty seasons with a line of gravel and adventure-specific clothing designed to keep riders comfortable and dry as the weather gets gnarly. The Scottish company created the new Endura GV500 series with input from adventure cyclists James Haydon (among others) and crafted the garments to work in concert with one another as a one-stop layering system.

Keela Nevis Walking Trousers

Hillwalking where lots of stretch and articulation is needed. Could benefit from a cargo pocket. From the get-go these walking trousers feel just right. They’re softshell trousers with a load of 4-way stretch designed to be perfect for walking up hills and mountains. The stretch really does help when you have a lot of ups and downs, the last thing you want is your trousers restricting movement. Knee articulation also features heavily in the Nevis trousers so there is absolutely no restriction, even in extreme movements.

Daily Find | DWR 1006 Navy Side Chair

Laura Davidson Direct Bryant Side Chairs (Set of 2) | $225. This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on a link. See all of our looks for less here! Thanks for reading!

Weber State campus gets visit from moose, animal meets tragic end

OGDEN — Caution: This is an animal story that ends on a sad note. A moose wandered onto the campus of Weber State University on Wednesday, initially wowing those who happened to see the large animal. But subsequent efforts to guide the animal off the campus into the nearby mountains failed, resulting in a tragic end.

The Best Snowboarding Gear For Women – Jackets And Pants

There is no doubt that a first ski trip can be super exciting but also stressful and not just because you’d never done it before and you’re anxious. The real source of the stress in this situation is needing the right gear for this experience but realizing you know nothing about the right clothes to get and where to get them.

Wasatch County Hunting Guide And Outfitter Charged With Bear and Bobcat Poaching

Two Wasatch County men face charges of wanton destruction of protected wildlife in three bear poaching incidents and the illegal taking of a bobcat. Marc Dennis Bowthorpe has three counts of third-degree felony and one count of a class A misdemeanor under Utah's Wanton Destruction of Protected Wildlife code. The charges identify four offense dates—May 4, 2020, May 19, 2020, March 26, 2021, and May 16, 2021.
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9 Best Fishing Vests for Keeping Your Gear Organized

Sling packs, hip packs, chest packs, and even backpacks designed for fishing have gained in popularity, but nothing keeps tackle and gear handy quite like the classic fishing vest. Modern fabrics and design have helped make this time-tested garment not only fit better but also better at withstanding the elements.

The 8 Best Small Two-Person Tents of 2021

This roundup of small, two-person tents is all about packability. Whether you’re looking to reduce your overall pack size or just free up space for some additional creature comforts, these tents will do the trick. Some of these tents are freestanding and some are not. Freestanding tents are pitched using included tent poles. If you’re really looking to save space (and weight), consider buying a tent that pairs with your trekking poles for setup.

DWR Awards $28 Million in Small Community Drought Relief Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced its second and third round of funding commitments, totaling $28 million, to 15 communities as part of its Small Community Drought Relief program. DWR is coordinating with the State Water Resources Control Board to identify projects for funding. A...
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For Love of Nature: State lets wildlife-killing contests continue

The photos are ghastly: piles of dead foxes and coyotes tossed in the back of trucks. These cousins of our faithful dog companions are treated like vermin in wildlife-killing competitions, with cash and other prizes going to those who kill the most, largest or even the smallest pup. The Virginia...