Category Archives: Public Lands

CSU letter to BLM on Oil & Gas Exploration

Posted February 3, 2017 by Tom Butine

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… Read more »

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RMP Comments extended to November 16, 2015

Posted October 6, 2015 by Jane Whalen

CLICK HERE FOR RMP Comment Letter The Issues The Alternatives Help Save the NCAs Comment period extended as debate rages over Red Cliffs, Beaver Dam Wash< BLM’s Frequently Asked Questions on RMP:   Click Here:RMP Response by Issue Click Here: House Bill HB 232 scenic byways 2016 Ray Kuehne’s paper on Kuehne, Ownership of Public… Read more »

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Hatch Bill Forces Highway

Posted July 28, 2015 by Jane Whalen

Hatch Bill Forces Highway  PRESS RELEASE Senator Hatch introduced Senate Bill S. 1783 to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee July 15th at the request of the Washington County Commission. The bill would change critical provisions in the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, the act that preserves, protects and restores sensitive and… Read more »

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Zion National Park Brings in $147 million

Posted July 23, 2014 by Jane Whalen

Zion National Park is the state’s most popular park. Tourism is an important economic driver for our area. We should make sure the park’s values that draw people here to see it are protected. Click the link below to read more… Zion National Park 

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2014 GO Day

Posted July 1, 2014 by Susan Crook

GO Day at Tuacahn Every year we participate in Get Outdoor Day at Tuacahn.

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National Conservation Lands – What are they?

Posted June 25, 2014 by Susan Crook

Start of National Conservation Lands In 1993, Bruce Babbitt starting thinking about legacy. But not his legacy, the legacy of BLM (read his own words). It’s an agency known by monikers like Bureau of Livestock & Mines even though BLM manages some of the most spectacular Wilderness (Hello The Wave!), recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitat… Read more »

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Utah’s Land Grab Ripoff

Posted April 8, 2013 by Jane Whalen

Please read and share this excellent piece on Utah’s Federal Lands. Mr. Van Dam challenges the state to get serious about funding education and stop using Federal Lands as a scapegoat. Van Dam: Utah’s land grab ripoff | The Salt Lake Tribune

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For Kids and Lands

Posted March 15, 2013 by Jane Whalen

Have you been looking for a voice of reason in Utah’s Public Lands Debate? Check out For Kids and Lands a group of citizens, educators and proponents of public education who have organized against HB 148. Please visit their website and sign their petition today. www.forkidsandlands.org

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Learn about HB 148 – Protect your public lands

Posted March 8, 2013 by Jane Whalen

Lesley Mendenhall and Kelly Tucker have prepared this excellent document on the Transfer of Public Lands Act HB 148. Please share this broadly and help inform Utahns about the problems with HB 148. TPLA 2012 Opposing Position

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SUNCLF Wants to Feature Your Photographs

Posted December 14, 2012 by Susan Crook

SUNCLF is looking for your best photographs of Red Cliffs and Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Areas. Our 2013 photography contest will collect the best photographs of these areas for display at a year end formal showing. Be a part of the preservation of these special places and submit your photographs today! What: SUNCLF National… Read more »

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