Record $4.8 million raised for habitat restoration, other wildlife projects through 2023 conservation permits

SALT LAKE CITY (April 17, 2024) — Dozens of projects benefiting wildlife — including wildlife research, conservation and habitat restoration projects — have been funded after a record $4.8 million was committed to the projects by participating conservation groups during the annual conservation permit project funding meeting held on April 10. Read more about it here.

Phragmites burn on the Great Salt Lake

OGDEN (April 4, 2024) — Fire personnel from the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands attempted to burn 2,000 acres of invasive phragmites that had been previously treated with herbicide just outside of the Ogden Bay Wildlife Management Area on the Great Salt Lake. Due to unfavorable weather conditions that hindered fire activity, crews could not completely meet …

New funding announced in Toquerville

TOQUERVILLE (March 27, 2024) — Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton announced funding for a new reservoir while in Toquerville, Utah on Wednesday, March 27. DNR joined Touton, Toquerville City, Washington County Water Conservancy District and Congresswoman Celeste Maloy at the celebration of nearly $12 million in funding for the project. Touton participated in a tour of the construction …