Utah legislators advance proposal for new SP focused on dinosaur fossils

The Utah House on Wednesday approved creation of Utahraptor State Park near Arches National Park to help develop and preserve a dinosaur quarry and surrounding area.

Rep. Steve Eliason’s HB322 passed on a 45-23 vote. But as it heads to the Senate for consideration, it has one big sticking point — its $10 million price tag.

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USNPS transfers bison herd to Sicangu Lakota tribe

WASHINGTON – Department of the Interior officials today joined leaders from the Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud Sioux) Nation and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as 100 wild bison from nearby national parks were re

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