Thad Box


Thad Box, Former Dean of the College of Natural Resources at USU, writes about the West and shares his insight on land use and environmental awareness, among other things, with UPR listeners weekly on Access Utah.

12:01 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Governor Herbert Has An Opportunity To Change Lives

Years ago, Jenny and I sat in an emergency room waiting for a doctor to attend her broken foot. A young blonde woman sat holding a limp, feverish toddler in her lap. Four other children under 10 huddled around her- all were clean and well behaved. Their father was working at a part time job.

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11:57 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Utah Last in Educating Children is an Outrage

Utah ranks last in the amount of money spent per student in the nation once again. Thad Box says  parents should be outraged, and education is important for children of all ages. 

12:06 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Connections at the Gardener's Market

Thad Box tells us about the connection between Mother Earth and ourselves at the Gardener's Market. 

5:54 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Lessons for Arbor Day

Before there was Earth Day, there was Arbor Day. Commentator Thad Boxx reminds us of the lessons we can learn from this day set aside for tree planting, an action described by Arbor Day's founder as "faith expressed in a deed".

Arbor Day is Friday, April 27.

5:11 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

What is our Land Ethic?

Commentator Thad Boxx gives a beautiful and thought-provoking definition.

12:31 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

The Importance of Beeing

Thad Boxx talks about being a responsible bee tree hunter.