With California in the grip of a crippling drought, researchers are pushing for a culture of conservation. Scientists aren’t certain whether the now three-year-long drought is a direct result of climate change. A recent study by Utah State University scientists found a possible link.
Moose have shown up in the hot, arid and usually dusty canyon more commonly populated with desert bighorn sheep, mule deer, elk, pronghorn and black bear. Biologists and researchers say Utah’s moose have found ways to survive in atypical environments.
Scientists are studying how beavers could be used as a tool for stream restoration and mitigating impacts of climate change on Utah's water supply. Watershed scientist at Utah State University have created a smartphone app and are asking people to track these furry builders so they can better model which waterways would benefit the most from their help.