Wildlife

Beware the Badger

The surly burrower responsible for local pest—and pet—control.

06/18/2018 By Steve Phillips

Trail Tuesday

Trail Safety 101: Living and Playing in Bear Country

Tips for avoiding encounters with bears and what to do if you meet one.

06/05/2018 By Michaela Wagner

Conservation

Utah's First Wildlife Overpass Comes to Parley's Summit

The ambitious project aims to reduce vehicle/wildlife conflict .

12/15/2017 By Steve Phillips

Trail Tuesday

Trail Safety 101: When You Meet a Moose

How to avoid angering one of Park City's most frequently seen wild animals.

09/19/2017 By Michaela Wagner

Trail Tuesday

Trail Safety 101: Cougar Encounters

What to do to stay safe when you meet this wild feline on your outdoor adventures.

08/29/2017 By Michaela Wagner

Wildlife

How to Invite Birds to Your Backyard

Send an avian invitation with your landscape and create a haven for Park City’s feathered summer visitors.

06/13/2017 By CJ Johnson

Word About Town

How Cat Lovers Can Help Save the Birds

Swaner Preserve steps up its game to find a humane way to live with Kimball Junction’s community cats colony.

06/13/2017 By Steve Phillips

Word About Town

Save the Bees in Your Backyard

The buzz from local beekeepers on how to help protect the insect responsible for one in every three bites of food we eat.

06/13/2017 Edited by Melissa Fields

Word About Town

Katherine Heigl Helps Abandoned Pets Find Their Forever Homes

At her Badlands Ranch, the actress lends local homeless pets a helping hand.

12/14/2016 By Adam Spencer

Wildlife

Tips for Outsmarting the Bullies at Your Bird Feeder

The avian at the top of the feeder station food chain.

12/14/2016 By Steve Phillips

Word About Town

Getting to Know One of the Area's Most Opportunistic Residents

Fact and fantasy about one of the West’s few remaining predators, the coyote.

10/10/2016 By Steve Phillips

Good Neighbors

How to Live With Some of Park City's Most Famous Residents

Finding a peaceful coexistence with the deer family’s largest and most voracious members

06/01/2016 By Lisa Antonucci

Nature

How the Sandhill Crane Serves as a Spring Sentinel in Park City

Marking season’s change by way of the gracefully distinctive sandhill crane

06/01/2015 By Mark Menlove

Critters

Sticking Point

Avoiding the spiny-pig blues

01/01/2014 By Steve Phillips

Nature

Night Flyers: Local Owls Around Park City

You'll never guess whoooo is quietly hiding in our local landscapes.

06/01/2013 By Steve Phillips

Summer Fun

Why We <3 PC Summers

Our favorite season-specific activities, events, and traditions.

06/01/2013 By Kristen Gould Case

Wildlife

Wings of Winter: Your Guide to Feeding Cold Weather Birds

Help keep birds aloft with backyard feeders.

01/01/2013 By Steve Phillips

Nature

Dam Critters: Are Park City Beaver's Pests?

A wonder of nature to some and a nuisance to others, Park City beavers have residents in a dither.

06/01/2012 By Steve Phillips

Nature

Where You Can Spot Bald Eagles

An American icon is a regular winter guest around Park City.

01/01/2012 By Mark Menlove