Fremont River Stakeholders Meeting

Utah Division of Water Quality Lists Fremont as a 303d (Impaired) River BICKNELL – Utah Division of Water Quality representatives Amy Dickey and Carl Adams held 2 public meetings at the Bicknell Community Center on August 29 for stakeholders and agency personnel. The purpose of the meetings was to inform local stakeholders of the addition of the Fremont River on […]

Wildfires: Good, Bad, or Ugly

Are wildfires good, bad, or ugly? The answer is yes, yes, and yes! Location, timing, and intensity are all critical in the evaluation of a wildfires effect on the environment and the future use and management of the fire scar area. I am not a trained expert on the control and use of fire on our vast landscapes. However, having […]

Garfield County Commission Meeting, August 27

GARFIELD COUNTY – Commission meetings generally begin with Board reports, which are the Commissioners’ own reports on their board assignments. These include meetings with other Garfield County/municipal entities, legislators or state agencies, and sometimes meetings with Congressional representatives. On August 13, Commissioner David Tebbs attended the first meeting of the Boulder Community Wildfire Preparedness Plan (CWPP), presented by Bevan Killpack […]

Boulder Garden Tours: Celebrating Growth and Sharing Knowledge

BOULDER – Harvest season is here, baskets are overflowing, and the Saturday market is stocked with a bounty of fresh garden produce. Equally as impressive as the surplus of vegetables currently circulating town is the surplus of knowledge and many approaches to gardening that can be found here. The Boulder garden tours, put on by the Boulder Skills Foundation (BSF), […]

Come See the Wonder of Diablo! Now on Display at the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

ESCALANTE – The late Cretaceous period came to life this past Pioneer Day in Escalante, when a life-sized Diabloceratops eatoni strolled down main street, with kids wearing handmade dinosaur masks and other Diablo enthusiasts in tow. This project, in conjunction with a six week Dino Camp held at the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center, is a culmination of 355 volunteer hours, […]