Ross Chambless is a freelance environmental science writer and radio producer. He also works for the nonprofit TreeUtah.
How will Utah deal with increased demand for water in the future? Build more infrastructure, conserve, or both? That debate is now taking place in southern Utah.
As Utah's water needs grow with a rising population, the temptation is to siphon water from the state's largest water user, agriculture. Can farmlands survive a growing urban thirst?
Scientists are studying how beavers could be used as a tool for stream restoration and are looking to you for help.
Salt Lake City’s Red Butte Creek offers a unique opportunity for scientists to study how a mountain stream changes when it enters an urban environment.
Dust events occur regularly each spring along the Wasatch Front, and they could be impacting how much water is ultimately available for Utah residents.
It's estimated that one in three homes in Utah have dangerous levels of radon gas. Ross Chambless reports on the dilemma it poses for Utah homeowner, including him.
Renewable energy use is on the rise, but the sun doesn't always shine and the wind doesn't always blow. Green energy producers are looking for ways to generate a constant supply for a power hungry utility grid, and Utah's unique geology may provide the perfect tool.
When Alta ski resort discovered bark beetles attacking some of their trees, managers turned proactive in protecting and monitoring the health of their forest.
Es una tarde de primavera con brisa en la escuela primaria Escalante, al oeste del centro de la ciudad de Salt Lake. Los alumnos del grupo de sexto grado del Sr. Haglund están un poco sucios.
Gardening, composting, and playing with worms help Salt Lake City students learn about biology by doing.