Two new BLM travel management plans for the Henry Mountains/Fremont Gorge and Dolores River threaten public lands access for users of all ages and abilities 

Utahns encouraged to engage in the BLM planning process and voice concerns SALT LAKE CITY (June 4, 2024)  — In the past few weeks, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has initiated public comment periods for two more travel management plans (TMP). Utahns are encouraged to engage in the BLM planning process by submitting formal comments and concerns to ensure …

New Great Salt Lake Sentinel Landscape announced

SALT LAKE CITY — The Great Salt Lake Sentinel Landscape has been formally designated as a critical initiative under the Sentinel Landscapes Partnership. Spanning over 2.7 million acres in northern Utah, this landscape includes key military installations and the largest saline lake in the Western Hemisphere. These areas are crucial not only for national defense but also for environmental conservation …

Utah Receives Over $5.5 Million in Community Wildfire Defense Grant Funding 

SALT LAKE CITY (May 15, 2024) – On Tuesday, the US Department of Agriculture announced its second round of funding of project proposals as a part of the Community Wildfire Defense Grant (CWDG) program. Three entities within Utah received over $5.5 million to be spent on protecting homes, businesses and infrastructure from catastrophic wildfires.  Recipients in Utah that are a part of this …

Predict its rise, win a prize

SALT LAKE CITY (April 22, 2024) – Predict its rise and win a prize! Thanks to another stellar snowpack year, concerted conservation and strategic management efforts (including releasing water from Utah Lake and other reservoirs) Great Salt Lake is on the rise. How high do you think the south arm of the lake will rise before it starts to drop …