Opposition mounts against a National Park Service order to allow off-road vehicles like ATVs and UTVs on Utah’s park roads, as critics call for a public environmental analysis. Amid fears that rangers will have difficulty enforcing such vehicles to stay on the road, a recent memo by the Superintendent of Arches and Canyonlands states, “the propensity of these vehicles to be driven off-road where prohibited is well established in research.” Learn more during the News and Public Lands Corner. Plus, a coalition of environmental groups is suing the federal government over the operation of Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.
The Salt Lake Tribune’s latest on ORV’s in Utah’s National Parks:
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