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  1. Hatch, Lee bill calls for state oversight of drilling on federal landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSL-TV

    ... Federal land managers said Friday they will allow drilling for publicly owned oil and gas near Dinosaur National Monument in northeastern Utah despite concerns about disrupting the area. a "For years, I have advocated for states' ability to regulate ...

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  2. Father praises 'selfless heroes' for dramatic cave rescue of his sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Deseret News

    ... of San Diego, was exploring Little Brushcreek Cave, located in the Ashley National Forest near Dinosaur National Monument, on Sunday with three friends. It's considered Utah's longest cave. James Felton said his son is "one of those people who has ...

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  3. Crews rescue injured man from cave after 12 hoursRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 9 | My Mother Lode

    The Deseret News reports Uintah County Sheriff's Cpl. Brian Fletcher says the man and three friends on Sunday were exploring Little Brush Creek Cave in the Ashley National Forest near Dinosaur National Monument, when the man slipped and fell approximately 50 feet , breaking both of his arms.

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  4. Crews pull injured man from Utah cave following 12-hour rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | KSL-TV

    A California man who fell while exploring Utah's longest cave near Vernal remained hospitalized Monday following a dramatic 12-hour rescue. On Sunday, a 24-year-old man and three friends were exploring Little Brushcreek Cave, located in the Ashley National Forest near Dinosaur National Monument, when the man slipped and fell approximately 50 feet, breaking both of his arms, said Uintah County Sheriff's Cpl.

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  5. Where Are Utah's Triassic Dinosaurs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Scientific American

    ... tracks made by Coelophysis -like theropods (like the track in this post's photo, found at Dinosaur National Monument), and, while few and far between, dinosaurs have been uncovered in the Chinle Formation of neighboring states. So where are the ...

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  6. Town of Dinosaur, Colorado, Launches Official Website & Secure Online PaymentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 20 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    With under 350 residents, the little town of Dinosaur, Colorado , welcomes visitors to big attractions like Dinosaur National Monument, the Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway, an annual hang gliding competition attracting hundreds of participants from around the world, and the world's largest elk population. The town now has a convenient way to promote this impressive list of things to do with its first website.

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  7. This is How the Trump Administration Gives Big Oil the Keys to Public LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The Nation

    ... Mountain, a jagged ridgeline that looms over the banks of the Green River in the center of Utah's Dinosaur National Monument. Founded in 1915, the monument is known for its river rafting-the name Split Mt. comes from the fact that the river slices ...

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  8. 2018 High-Use Season Lottery for the Green and Yampa Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument is OpenRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Dinosaur National Monument

    ... beginning March 1, 2018. Permits are required year round to float the Green and Yampa rivers in Dinosaur National Monument. For more information on boating in the Monument, please visit our website. For general information on Dinosaur National ...

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  9. To Experience the True Power of a River, Military Veterans Use RaftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Sierra

    But every year he finds himself launching rafts off a sandy beach and floating down through the towering dark walls of the river corridor marking the entrance to the Gates of Lodore. Every year in September, Doshi leads Military Outdoors veterans on this same journey: four days and three starry nights rafting on the Green River as it cuts through Dinosaur National Monument.

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  10. Film festival to highlight veterans, the great outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Red Bluff will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at the refurbished State Theatre. Films include a four-day rafting trip down the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument, where veterans experience the positive and restorative power of wilderness as they face the challenges of returning to civilian life after deployment.

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  11. Rob Cassady: Defend the Antiquities ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Daily Camera

    ... protected as it was. Under this bill, at any time, President Trump could delete 85,000 acres from Dinosaur National Monument, or Colorado National Monument, or scores of other treasured protected places. Ironically, this bill is intentionally ...

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  12. 10 Great Rivers to Get You StartedRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Southern Accents

    ... River/Gates of Lodore Your base: Vernal, UT Why it's great: Slickrock canyons and fossils in Dinosaur National Monument. Trip length/Rapids rating: 4 days; class III Season: May-September Outfitters: D, E 4. Main Salmon River Your base: Salmon or ...

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  13. Meet the Utah Symphony's three newest violinists - all women, and one a Salt Lake nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... as well." - a five-day, 1,200-mile tour that took the musicians from Zion National Park to Dinosaur National Monument. "We saw so many incredible things, like around every corner," she said. "It's the first time I've been in an orchestra that ...

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  14. Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The New York Times

    Changes loom near remote Dinosaur National Monument in Utah. It's a rough region of 1,000-foot cliffs and canyons, two wild rivers - the Green and the Yampa - ancient rock art and archaeological evidence of 10,000 years of human history .

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  15. Dinosaur National Monument is Hidden Gem of US National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Voice of America

    After visiting the diverse landscapes of Dinosaur National Monument once, national parks traveler Mikah Meyer knew he had to come back. In addition to the site's ancient land formations and dinosaur fossils, the massive park - which spreads across the states of Utah and Colorado - is also home to a river canyon made up of unique rock formations.

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  16. Ancient Rocks and Fossils Await Park VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Voice of America

    After visiting the diverse landscapes of Dinosaur National Monument once, national parks traveler Mikah Meyer knew he had to come back. In addition to the site's ancient land formations and dinosaur fossils, the massive park -- which stretches across two states -- is also home to a river canyon made up of unique rock formations.

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  17. 2017 Fall Hours and Services at Dinosaur National MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Dinosaur National Monument

    DINOSAUR, CO & JENSEN, UT - The first signs of fall have arrived at Dinosaur National Monument with hints of yellow on the cottonwood tree leaves and migrating birds passing through the area. Fall also brings changes in visitor center hours and services.

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  18. This week's biggest winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Sunset Magazine

    ... will these trips go? Oh, just toYellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and Crater Lake. And to Dinosaur National Monument and Arches, Canyonlands, and Grand Teton National Parks. Says O.A.R.S. founder George Wendt: "Our goal is to play a role in ...

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  19. Remembering Martin Litton, Former Sunset Travel Editor and EnvironmentalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Sunset Magazine

    Yesterday, the San Jose Mercury News reported that Martin Litton, a former Sunset travel editor from 1954 to 1968, passed away on Sunday at age 97 in his Portola Valley home. Our garden editor Kathy Brenzel, whose time at Sunset briefly overlapped with Litton's, says that he was-first and foremost-an environmental trailblazer.And even bigger than the shoes he left at Sunset to fill, was the legacy of his practicing conservation.Litton saved a series of rivers first by blocking the Echo Park Dam in Dinosaur National Monument.

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  20. Dinosaur National Monument announces fall hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Deseret News

    Visitors get off a shuttle outside the Dinosaur Quarry Exhibit Hall at Dinosaur National Monument. Dinosaur National Monument's Quarry Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall have changed hours and services for the fall season.

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