Category Archives: Public Lands

Coalition to Preserve the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

Posted June 19, 2019 by Tom Butine

The Coalition to Preserve the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Map – the Geography of the Northern Corridor-Washington Parkway Issue

Posted June 19, 2019 by Tom Butine

Map – geography of the NC-WP Issue

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Washington Parkway Extension (segment 2) route

Posted June 11, 2019 by Tom Butine

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Public Lands: history and basis (J.D. Leshy, University of California Law School)

Posted May 18, 2019 by Tom Butine

Public Lands – history and basis

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands

2018 Legislation Opposition Letter

Posted May 17, 2019 by Tom Butine

Oppose- HR5597 National Sign-on

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Help Wanted! 2019 Northern Corridor NEPA

Posted April 2, 2019 by Susan Crook

Washington County has hired the environmental consultants SWCA and Jacobs Engineering to carry out the following timeline, and CSU is calling on all the observers, networkers, analyzers and communicators in our community to help us protect the Red Cliffs NCA by participating in NEPA. Please review the job descriptions below the timeline, choose your skill… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: News, Public Lands, The Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

2007 Red Hills Parkway Environmental Assessment and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation

Posted April 2, 2019 by Susan Crook

The Northern Corridor was rejected in a 2007 environmental assessment. These sections from pp. 2-9 and 2-10 explain why the road was eliminated from further consideration.  

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Aerial Footage of the Proposed Northern Corridor Route

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

Aerial footage of the proposed Washington Parkway extension through the Northern Corridor Right of Way in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve/National Conservation Area

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

  Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) After Conserve Southwest Utah helped defeat legislative efforts in late 2018 that would have forced development of the Northern Corridor, Washington County began a complex process of attempting to “write” the highway into the renewal of the Habitat Conservation Plan. In 1996, the Washington County Habitat… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve

Northern Corridor Impacts to Wildlife

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

The Mojave Desert Tortoise was emergency-listed as a threatened species in 1989. These are some of the 50 hatchling, juvenile and adult tortoises found in a September 2018 pre-survey of the Northern Corridor Highway alignment. Depending on their location (in the road alignment or in the buffer zone), these tortoises would be translocated (removed) or… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: Public Lands, The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve