Water White Paper

This paper describes the conclusions and the underlying basis in conditions, facts and data concerning the current water policy in Utah and Washington County as known by Conserve Southwest Utah. We encourage a discussion between our elected representatives, their constituents and water authorities concerning our conclusions and their basis. To continue reading click the link…

RMP Comments

Dear St. George RMP Planning Team: As part of the public comment process Citizens for Dixie’s Future (CDF), together with theGreat Old Broads for Wilderness, Center for Biological Diversity, and Southwest Utah Broadband (collectively, “we”), are submitting the following comments on the Beaver Dam Wash and Red Cliffs National Conservation Areas (NCAs) Draft Resource Management…

Op-Ed on Oil and Gas Exploration

Say No to Oil and Gas Development in the Heart of Washington County The local Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office is processing an application to lease almost 5,000 acres of our public land for oil and gas drilling near Virgin just outside of Zion National Park and near Toquerville just north of St George.…

CSU letter to BLM on Oil & Gas Exploration

Use this link to download our letter.  Use it for information or just adjust it to make it your own, and then send it to the BLM.  Email is the easiest, but you can also fax it or mail it. Email: utsgmail@blm.gov Fax: 435-688-3252 Mail: Bureau of Land Management, St. George Field Office, Attn: Dave Corry, 345 East Riverside…

2017-01-15 CSU-CCL Agenda

ST. GEORGE CHAPTER January 18, 2017 AGENDA and ACTION SHEET I. INTRODUCTION a. Welcome b. Introductions c. Sign up sheet II. MONTHLY MEETINGS a. Third Wednesday of each month. b. Time: 7:00 pm c. Location: Conserve Southwest Utah offices III. NEWS a. Local group leaders are Doug Rollins, Tom Butine and Julie Hancock b. Tom…

A New Website to go with our New Name

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…

We changed our name to Conserve Southwest Utah

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…