County Briefs, Jan. 27-29, 2016
Division of Wildlife Resources to host open house
DWR is partnering with Wild Aware Utah to host an open house Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m., at the Sheldon Richins Building, to provide information to residents about living with wildlife. DWR biologists, staff from the Hogle Zoo and Wild Aware Utah will be on hand to discuss living with wildlife, transplant and relocation policies, public and pet safety, moose and elk management plans, predators and feeding wildlife.
Park City Fire District issues notice
The Park City Fire District is asking that residents remember to clear a three-foot radius around fire hydrants during the winter. According to PCFD public information officer Casey Vorwaller, "seconds make a very big difference during fires and it delays us significantly when we have to dig hydrants out of the snow before we are able to get water from them."
The Summit County Council meeting on Wednesday, Jan.27, has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the Summit County Courthouse, in Coalville.
The annual Raptor Inventory Nest Survey is seeking volunteers to become "citizen scientists" for a long-term raptor nest monitoring project to collect data about the nesting ecology of eagles, falcons, hawks, osprey and owls. Volunteers will need to attend training. The workshops will be held Feb. 20 and 27, and March 15, in Salt Lake City. It is recommended that volunteers own a pair of binoculars, a GPS unit, a digital camera and have an email address. Volunteers will be assigned an area to monitor from March through July. For more information call 801-554-0807, visit http://rins.org/ or send an email to email@example.com.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Park City and Summit County make the Park Record's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
Summit County officials declared their potential conflicts of interest, with Councilors Doug Clyde and Chris Robinson offering the most extensive lists on the County Council.