Scott and Norma Matheson Wetlands Preserve

May 14 is for the birds

TNC, DWR celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at wetlands

A birding tour begins at 8 a.m.; wildlife education stations at 9 a.m.

Recreate responsibly to protect a local gem

My View

Thank you for respecting this special place.

View Utah’s reptiles, amphibians at Moab’s wetlands preserve

DWR hosting ‘first-of-its-kind’ event Aug. 6

“Summer is a great time to learn about wildlife species that have adapted to hot environments.”

A new designation for endangered razorback sucker?

Request made to 'downlist' fish from endangered to threatened


Having this type of habitat is critical because these small fish have few defense mechanisms at this stage, especially against predators.

Workers rebuild boardwalk, platform at Moab wetlands

Arsonist burned structure April 8

Whitham said they are rebuilding the boardwalk and the platform, but no roofed structures will be built, so no bird blind

Pavilion, acre of land burn at wetlands preserve

Brewer said firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire, which was burning heavily in thick vegetation and trees.

Another impact of tourism

Gate at wetlands will remain closed for foreseeable future

The access gate to the parking area is closed thanks to the mounting problem of litterbugs and illegal campers.

Access to parking area closed off due to misuse

An open letter from Preserve managers r

These rules prohibit dogs, biking, littering, camping, and building fires.

Final phase of wetlands project well underway

Pipeline will deliver lifesaving water to endangered razorback, help waterfowl, reduce fire risk

This is the final piece of a multipart, $1 million project designed to protect the endangered razorback sucker, as well as improve waterfowl habitat and reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires.

Fish nursery enters final phase of construction; dredging, waterline installation


The primary objective is to help protect the endangered razorback sucker, but this final phase also will improve habitat for migrating waterfowl and lessen the risk of catastrophic wildfires.