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Dixie National Forest, with headquarters in Cedar City, Utah, occupies almost two million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. It straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River.Read more...


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Due to recent rainfall, improved fuel conditions and reduced fire danger, Color Country Interagency Fire Managers are fully removing fire restrictions on the Dixie National Forest and the Arizona Strip, while reducing fire restrictions from Stage 2 back to Stage 1 on all other unincorporated county, state and Bureau of Land Management administered public lands in the following Utah counties: Washington, Kane, Garfield, Iron and Beaver beginning Friday, July 30 at 00:001 a.m.


Captive bred Boreal Toads released on Paunsaugunt Plateau for second year

Following the successful captive breeding of boreal toad at Denver Zoo last year, just under 500 captive bred toads were released June 16, 2020 into their native range on the Paunsaugunt Plateau in the Powell Ranger District of the Dixie National Forest.

Wildlife biologists working to strengthen Colorado River Cutthroat trout

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists took to the Dixie National forest looking to trap Colorado River Cutthroat trout in the Escalante Ranger District’s Barker Recreation Area.

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