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Lake Powell Pipeline Studies Released for Comment

Published under Lake Powell Pipeline,Uncategorized on 12/09/2015

CLICK Here:Preliminary Licensing ProposalLake Powell Pipeline draft Study Reports 12-1-2015 The Governor released his budget and policy recommendation on water: “Out of respect to the taxpayer, it is recommended that the State of Utah only allocate very scarce General Fund resources to financing major water projects after all other alternatives are exhausted (similar to how other budget requests are treated) Continue Reading »

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RMP Comments extended to November 16, 2015

Published under Public Lands,Uncategorized on 10/06/2015

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 Lands

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Water Sustainability Workshop

Published under Water Conservation on 10/06/2014

Water WorkshopA Comprehensive Approach to Achieving Water and Financial Sustainability in Washington County The reports, the powerpoint and the video from the event are posted on our web page at  Water Workshop Resources. Agenda Tom Ash resume Read More information. about the event. The workshop was made possible with funding from a grant from Patagonia, a sportswear company.

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Mr. Doyle’s property map

Published under Public Lands,Uncategorized on 09/08/2014

BLM has come to agreements with Mr. Carter and Mr. Brennan to buy their properties. (see map click here) Mr Doyle property map

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Bike and walking Trail Planning

Published under Smart Growth on 08/04/2014

The Dixie Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) (in collaboration with participant cities, Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance, and the Utah Department of Transportation) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications and Proposal from qualified consultants to create a Regional Bicycle / Pedestrian Transportation Plan to be included in the Dixie 2015-2040 Regional Transportation Plan. The MPO’s intent is to identify projects and policies in Continue Reading »

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BLM proposes to sell 1820 acres of Land

Published under Public Lands on 08/03/2014

The St George Field Office is asking for a BLM proposal to do cultural surveys on land they want to sell. The parcels include: l,087 acres south end of Sand Hollow reservoir , Long Valley 616 acres, Leeds 413 acres, Brigham Road .14 acre. Toquerville 320 acres.   The proceeds from the sale of these parcels will be used to buy Continue Reading »

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Zion National Park Brings in $147 million

Published under Public Lands on 07/23/2014

Zion National Park  is the state’s most popular park. Tourism is an important economic driverfor our area. We should make sure the park’s values that draw people here to see it are protected.

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2014 GO Day

Published under Public Lands on 07/01/2014

GO Day at Tuacahn Every year we participate in Get Outdoor Day at Tuacahn. Part of the National Get Outdoor campaign, it aims to get kids outside. This year had everything from a Leave No Trace bean bag game to the Bryce Canyon sky lab. This year we brought along a selection of artifacts so kids could learn about cultural Continue Reading »

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National Conservation Lands – What are they?

Published under Public Lands on 06/25/2014

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 in the American West. So Continue Reading »

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Lake Powell & Hydropower

Published under Lake Powell Pipeline on 06/18/2014

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 Lake Powell reaching minimum pool Continue Reading »

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