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Restoring Desert Tortoise Habitat

Posted August 29, 2017 by Susan Crook

Restoring Desert Tortoise Habitat By Tim O’Brien   Biologists are testing new methods to rehabilitate Mojave Desert Tortoise habitat in the Red Cliffs and Beaver Dam National Conservation Areas. Over 25% of the tortoise habitat in Red Cliffs and large sections of the Beaver Dam Wash NCA were devastated by fires in 2005 and 2006,… Read more »

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CSU Well-Represented at Springdale Earth Day Celebration

Posted May 9, 2017 by Susan Crook

  CSU Well-Represented at Springdale Earth Day Celebration Conserve Southwest Utah had a three-booth presence at the Earth Day Celebration in Springdale on April 22nd.  Twelve new members joined CSU after stopping by our booth.  Welcome!  Also, more than four dozen people signed the Constituent Comment Letter at a booth co-sponsored by CSU and Citizens… Read more »

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Petroglyph Patrol

Posted March 30, 2017 by Susan Crook

  Petroglyph Patrol by Tim O’Brien   The Petroglyph Patrol is a rock art stewardship program initiated by Southwest Utah National Conservation Lands Friends (SUNCLF) in partnership with the BLM St. George Field Office. Trained volunteers monitor visitor activities at the Land Hill Heritage Site in the Santa Clara River Reserve, sharing tips on respectful… Read more »

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Message from the Board

Posted March 30, 2017 by Susan Crook

Message from Board President Tom Butine   To all of you who care about conserving Southwest Utah, CSU’s Board of Directors invites you to stay in contact with our efforts through our new bi-monthly newsletter.  The creation of this newsletter is a big step for us, and we hope it will help keep you engaged with… Read more »

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A New Website to go with our New Name

Posted December 26, 2016 by Tom Butine

Conserve Southwest Utah (CSU for short) changed its name from Citizens for Dixie’s Future (CDF) in mid-2016, on our 10th birthday, in order to better communicate our mission through our name.  Now we have a new website to go with our new name.  Please check it out, and send us a note through the link… Read more »

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We changed our name to Conserve Southwest Utah

Posted August 29, 2016 by Tom Butine

Citizens for Dixie’s Future, our name for the first 10 years of our existence, didn’t very clearly define who we are.  Yes, we are indeed citizens working toward a vision of the future for  southwest Utah, known locally as Dixie for the early pioneer efforts to grown cotton.  But there are many visions for Dixie’s… Read more »

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Western values

Posted December 27, 2011 by admin

Republicans say they’re speaking for Westerners when fighting wildlands policies, but they need to look at the actual views of those in the West. By Walter E. Hecox and Mark Barna Posted: 04/17/2011 01:00:00 AM MDT Last month, Republican lawmakers participated in hearings in Washington with U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management officials… Read more »

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Lake Powell Pipeline Environmental Studies Continue

Posted December 25, 2011 by admin

The State of Utah’s 2011, Initial Draft Study Reports of Utah Board of Water Resources, for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) project were submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and released for public comment March 11, 2011. After two years of study by the State of Utah’s, Board of Water Resources (UBWR) the… Read more »

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