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Zion National Park Brings in $147 million

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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National Conservation Lands – What are they?

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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Lake Powell & Hydropower

Recently, our executive director got the chance to sit down with KUTV and talk about the minimum power pool levels of Lake Powell. Sound really boring? Well, the hydropower from Glen Canyon Dam provides electricity for some 6 million people! While there’s been a huge amount of snowpack this year, longer term simulations are showing… Read more »

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Western Resource Advocates Local Waters Alternative

The Local Waters Alternative is a solution to meet the future water needs of Washington County, Utah, by relying on local water supplies such as water conservation, water reuse, and agricultural water transfers. It demonstrates that the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline, a project that would pump water from Lake Powell to Washington County, is unnecessary…. Read more »

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Utah’s Land Grab Ripoff

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

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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