Utah Environment

Utah Envirothon on Wild About Utah

Feb 2, 2018
Ron Hellstern

No matter where you live in the State of Utah, you are located in one of the 38 Conservation Districts managed by the Utah Conservation Commission. Each of those Districts sponsor and support a wonderful program for High School students called the Utah Envirothon (which simply means a marathon competition to understand Utah’s environments).

Popular Kanarra Creek Hiking Land Purchased By BLM

Apr 13, 2017
U.S. Bureau of Land Management


The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently bought land at the mouth of a canyon in southwest Utah. The bureau purchased 41 acres of popular hiking land in Kanarraville, a rural town in Iron County.

Logan Library



For more than a hundred years, people have walked along the canal trails in Cache Valley. Dozens of dirt paths wind through the valley and are used for jogging and biking. These trails connect communities together and community leaders want to preserve the trails.

Some Utah lawmakers want to phase out a $2,000 tax credit that homeowners can receive for installing rooftop solar panels. The credit costs the state budget under $1 million annually. By the end of this year, the credit will amount to $20 million dollars.