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Antelope Island ATVs

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Proposal to allow ATVs and OHVs on the island

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Proposal to allow ATVs and OHVs on the island
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12519/7166808?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 04:14:42 +0000 Antelope Island ATVs Proposal to allow ATVs and OHVs on the island http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12519/7166808?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City rick could all terrain vehicles soon be allowed on antelope island? that's the subject of a feasibility study by the utah state parks division. the 15 mile long island is home to bison, mule deer and bighorn sheep and not everyone is happy about the proposal. xxxxx 28-39 1:05-1:09 1:13-1:22 nats - quiet rick aaron: antelope island has over 28,000 acres and a lot of wildlife but just a few roads. jeff rasmussen, deputy director utah state parks: it's like stepping back into the old west. rick aaron: but it could soon sound like this... nats - atv neldon kunz, birdwatcher: i wouldn't want to just turn people loose out there to run all over the place. rick aaron: jeff rasmussen, deputy director of utah state parks says that's not what it would be like. jeff rasmussen, deputy director utah state parks: it's not really big enough for recreational riding where you just take your atv up there and go trail riding. this would be more of a guided experience so we would have people who would talk about the geology, the wildlife. rick aaron: rasmussen compares the proposed 10-12 rider tours to the island's current horseback tours or the snowmobile tours offered at yellowstone national park that increases accessibility to remote areas. jeff rasmussen, deputy director utah state parks: it could get people to the west side of the island that's right now only accessible if you hike or ride a bike or ride a horse back there and if you've never been there, it's one of the prettiest sides of the island. rick aaron: some people say it's not a good idea to have atvs buzzing around where the deer and the antelope play. denise hyatt, photographer: they need to have their space. you don't know what they're going to do. at any time they could turn. they're wild. they're not tame, backdoor, backyard animals. they can attack. rick the results of the study are expected next spring when they'll be





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