The Utah Moose Plan was set to expire this month so a review and update was brought to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The revisions have been approved and specifically address some of the declining moose populations around the state.
Seeing Moose in this part of the Wasatch Back is common. Spotting moose on the trails is one thing but in Park City, they’re often seen wandering up Swede Alley or grazing in the round-about on Deer Valley Drive. Some of Utah’s wildlife experts are keeping watch on the moose that inhabit the region from Parley’s Canyon to Duchesne.
On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an announcement on the newest acquisition. Superintendent Ember Conley has details on this morning's school board meeting that starts at 9 at the school district office. Summit County Dispatch Manager Nick Wilkinson and Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter discuss the recent merger between the Park City and Summit County public safety dispatch centers, as approved in both council meetings last week.
It was a full house Wednesday night at the Richins Building as Park City area residents and wildlife officials met face-to-face to discuss Utah Division of Wildlife Resource policies. KPCW's Renai Bodley was there:
A resident of Rockport saw some hunters shooting deer from the roadway on State Routh 32 near the State Park. It turns out the hunters were cited by the Division of Wildlife Resources on a couple of counts. Carolyn Murray has more: