Roads to Nowhere

ROADS TO NOWHERE: More Roads = More Traffic As a general rule, urbanization and infrastructure go hand in hand.  It’s natural to assume that constructing more roads and adding lanes to existing roads will accommodate the increase in vehicles, ease traffic congestion and speed up travel times. Not so fast.  Surprisingly, new roads do not…

CSU Seeking to Hire a New Public Lands Director

  Job Announcement   Conserve Southwest Utah is seeking a dedicated advocate for conservation and public lands Public Lands Director  a “make a difference” position Conserve Southwest Utah (CSU) based in St. George, Utah, is the only local environmental organization dedicated to preserving and protecting natural landscapes, rivers, endangered tortoises and other vulnerable species of…

The Dirt: A Monthly Update

The Northern Corridor Highway The proposed Northern Corridor Highway would cut through precious habitat and protected public lands in the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area. On January 14, 2021, in the waning days of the Trump Administration, the BLM issued a Record of Decision granting the right of way for the Northern Corridor Highway through…