Water conservation

Virtual rally to save GSL held just before 2022 legislative session

January 20, 2022 at 5:27 p.m. Mmore than 400 people joined a virtual rally on Saturday afternoon to talk about the shrinking Great Salt Lake just before the 2022 legislative session. The event was originally scheduled to take place in person at the Utah State Capitol but, due to the growing number of coronavirus cases, […]

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Turning cover crops into a family business

On their farm in Miami County, Indiana, soil health and conservation are top priorities for Jon Reese and his daughter, Sarah Hanes. Reese started using cover crops almost 25 years ago. This passion has led to more than just using cover crops on their own farm. The father-daughter team continued to learn more about them. […]

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Lawmakers should focus on the environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues.

Lawmakers should focus on our environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues. (Rick Bowmer | AP Photo) The Utah State Capitol is shown during the virtual special session of the Utah Legislature Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Salt Lake City. By the editorial board of the Salt Lake Tribune | January […]

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HeleWai Eco Tours Explore Maui’s Peaceful Untouched Pu’u Kukui Preserve

MAUI, Hawaii (KGO) — A one-of-a-kind journey awaits to explore a side of Hawaii that many don’t see. HeleWai Eco Tours are an unforgettable way to experience the ecosystem and watershed of a peaceful and truly untouched Hawaiian rainforest. “Hawaiian culture is very polite,” said HeleWai Eco Tours cultural advisor Kainoa Horcajo. “When we enter […]

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Utah’s gnarly drought leads governor to release water action plan

Citing the extreme drought that suffocated Utah last summer, forcing residents to conserve water, Governor Spencer Cox released the first chapter of Utah’s Coordinated Water Action Plan on Thursday. “. “Last year’s extreme drought conditions showed everyone in Utah the importance of water planning and conservation,” Cox said. “We have benefited from water storage decisions […]

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The proposed plan would stabilize the shores of Saginaw Park, link hiking trails

SAGINAW, MI – Executives at Saginaw later this month may approve a five-year strategic plan document for its city park system. A draft of 287 pages outlines priorities which include stabilizing and repairing riverbanks bordering city-managed parks as well as connecting existing hiking trails throughout the region. The city council will vote on whether to […]

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California offers $ 6.1 billion for electric vehicle initiatives

California Governor Gavin Newsom holds a copy of the California state budget after he officially signed it at a rally in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Hans Gutknecht | MediaNews Group | Getty Images California Governor Gavin Newsom presented a $ 286.4 billion budget proposal, dubbed the “Californian plan,for the state on Monday. […]

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NRD reflects on 50 years | Farm and ranch

In 1969, the 80th unicameral created the Natural Resource Districts with the passage of Bill 1357. Left to right: Chester Ellis, president of the Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Districts Association; Senator Maurice Kremer, Chairman of the Agriculture and Recreation Committee of the Nebraska Legislature; Governor Norbert Tiemann; Warren Patefield, past president of the Nebraska […]

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Hubbard County accepts 2 land donations

County land commissioner Mark “Chip” Lohmeier informed the board of directors of two possible acquisitions at their meeting on Tuesday (January 4th). County commissioners reluctantly approved the two, acknowledging that they have no control over who individuals sell their property to. First, Lohmeier explained that the Trust For Public Lands (TPL) had funding from the […]