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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 »

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Lake Powell Pipeline NEWS

Posted March 27, 2019 by Jane Whalen

Articles about the Lake Powell Pipeline: Causes of Declining Colorado River Stream Flows    2018 Will The Wests Great River go dry Feb 2019 Lake Powell could become Dead Pool Jan 2019 Cost burden of Lake Powell Pipeline on Taxpayers 2018 Where the Water Goes 2017, New Yorker A county in Utah wants to suck… Read more »

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Lake Powell Pipeline

Posted March 7, 2019 by Jane Whalen

Papers and information on the Colorado River and the Lake Powell Pipeline. Click here: A newsletter on the Lake Powell Pipeline. Lochhead, An Upper Basin Perspective Upper-Basin-Resolution-Emergency-Drought-2014 FERC Federal regulators hit pause on Lake Powell Pipeline BOR contract comments 1-26-18 Green River Exchange for LPP Upper Basin DEPLETIONS 2014_Colorado_River_Compact.xls Study report #22 Alternatives 11-30-15 Water… Read more »

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Executive Water Finance Board

Posted March 5, 2019 by Jane Whalen

Governor Herbert issued an Executive Order in June 2017 creating the Executive Water Finance Board to study various financial and economic aspects of water use and proposed water projects that the state will fund. The Governor’s 2020 Budget and Policy Brief-  here March 23, 2018 the Finance Board held a meeting on the Lake Powell… Read more »

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CSU Newsletters

Posted March 1, 2019 by Jane Whalen

  December 2017 March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018 March 2019   Click Here to see Our Emails to Members

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Northern Corridor/Washington Parkway Highway

Posted May 2, 2018 by Susan Crook

HELP WANTED!  Environmental Study to begin 2019 on the proposed highway through protected tortoise habitat. Follow link for details: https://conserveswu.org/help-water-2019-northern-corridor-nepa/ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Meeting our transportation needs without the Northern Corridor Highway CSU at the Dixie Transportation Expo Conserve Southwest Utah shared grassroots transportation alternatives with hundreds of Washington County residents at the Dixie Transportation Expo  … 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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