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Northern Corridor/Washington Parkway Highway

  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   Over 600 people attended the Dixie Transportation Expo on February 12th to learn about the future of transportation in Washington… Read more »

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Help Wanted! 2019 Northern Corridor NEPA

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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Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

  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 »

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Northern Corridor Impacts to Wildlife

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 »

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2019 Dixie Transportation Expo Survey Results

Local residents engaged with Conserve Southwest Utah’s grassroots transportation alternatives, providing valuable feedback that will help our county solve its transportation challenges. Visitors to CSU’s booth engaged in nitty-gritty conversations about road alignments and traffic levels, but also shared inspiring stories about the value of our public lands for present and future generations. We thank… Read more »

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Lake Powell Pipeline NEWS

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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