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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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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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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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Learn about HB 148 – Protect your public lands

Published under Public Lands on 03/08/2013

Lesley Mendenhall and Kelly Tucker have prepared this excellent document on the Transfer of Public Lands Act HB 148. Please share this broadly and help inform Utahns about the problems with HB 148. TPLA 2012 Opposing Position

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SUNCLF Wants to Feature Your Photographs

Published under Public Lands on 12/14/2012

SUNCLF is looking for your best photographs of Red Cliffs and Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Areas. Our 2013 photography contest will collect the best photographs of these areas for display at a year end formal showing. Be a part of the preservation of these special places and submit your photographs today! What: SUNCLF National Conservation Area Photo Contest Submit Continue Reading »

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Protected Lands Promote Jobs and Higher Incomes

Published under Public Lands on 12/04/2012

A recent report by Headwaters Economics finds that the West’s popular national parks, monuments, wilderness areas and other public lands offer its growing high-tech and services industries a competitive advantage, which is a major reason why the western economy has outperformed the rest of the U.S. economy in key measures of growth–employment, population, and personal income–during the last four decades. Continue Reading »

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Outdoor Industry Association asks Governor Herbert to Stop Attacks on Public Lands

Published under Public Lands,Uncategorized on 08/01/2012

The outdoor industry brings millions of dollars to Utah each year. The Outdoor Retailer convention in Salt Lake City brings $40 million to our state annually. Isn’t it time for our state to welcome these dollars rather than force them out with frivolous lawsuits? Here is a statement from the Outdoor Industry Association that was released today: Salt Lake City, Continue Reading »

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