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A History of the Ownership and Control of Public Land

The ownership and control of federal public land, especially in the western United States, has been discussed and debated for many years. The debate has grown more intense since 2012 when the Utah legislature passed the Transfer of Public Lands Act and Related Study (TPLA),also referred to as House Bill 148, which demanded that most… Read more »

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Op-Ed on Oil and Gas Exploration

Say No to Oil and Gas Development in the Heart of Washington County The local Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office is processing an application to lease almost 5,000 acres of our public land for oil and gas drilling near Virgin just outside of Zion National Park and near Toquerville just north of St George…. Read more »

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CSU letter to BLM on Oil & Gas Exploration

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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2017-01-15 CSU-CCL Agenda

ST. GEORGE CHAPTER January 18, 2017 AGENDA and ACTION SHEET I. INTRODUCTION a. Welcome b. Introductions c. Sign up sheet II. MONTHLY MEETINGS a. Third Wednesday of each month. b. Time: 7:00 pm c. Location: Conserve Southwest Utah offices III. NEWS a. Local group leaders are Doug Rollins, Tom Butine and Julie Hancock b. Tom… Read more »

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A New Website to go with our New Name

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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We changed our name to Conserve Southwest Utah

Citizens for Dixie’s Future, our name for the first 10 years of our existence, didn’t very clearly define who we are.  Yes, we are indeed citizens working toward a vision of the future for  southwest Utah, known locally as Dixie for the early pioneer efforts to grown cotton.  But there are many visions for Dixie’s… Read more »

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RMP Comments extended to November 16, 2015

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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