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Friends of Salt Lake
Friends of Great Salt Lake
The mission of Friends of Great Salt Lake is to preserve and protect the Great Salt Lake ecosystem and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the lake through education, research, and advocacy.
The Utah Environmental Health Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and fostering of cooperation and harmony among professionals in the different fields of public and environmental health throughout the state of Utah.

Department of Environmental Quality
The mission of the Department of Environmental Quality is to safeguard human health and quality of life by protecting and enhancing the environment.

Utah Society for Environmental Education
The mission of the Utah Environmental Education Council is to coordinate and encourage high quality environmental educations statewide.

Utah Association Of Conservation Districts
Forty Utah conservation leaders, May 23-24, 1995, wrapped up the third working session of a year-long effort to identify common priorities and coordinate the conservation efforts of private land users and owners with state and federal agencies.

Northern Utah Wetlands Partnership
Your chance to help build a vision for education and stewardship of the wetlands of the Greater Great Salt Lake ecosystem.

Utah Reclamation and Conservation Commission
The Utah Reclamation and Conservation Commission was established in 1994 by the Central Utah Project Completion Act. The Commission is responsible for conserving and mitigating (making up) for fish, wildlife and recreation resources losses caused by the federal reclamation projects in Utah, particularly the Central Utah Project.

Nature Conservancy of Utah
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve plants,animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

Bear River National Wildlife Refuge
Surrounded by arid desertlands, it's little wonder the Bear River marshes have been an historical waterfowl oasis. Explorer JohnC. Fremont witnessed such a concentration of flocks that he wrote in 1843 "the waterfowl made a noise like thunder...as thewhole scene was animated with waterfowl".

Utah Wetlands and Riparian Center
To improve our understanding of wetlands issues through research, and to provide assistance for sensible preservation, management, design and engineering of wetlands and riparian resources.

Department of Natural Resources
To conserve, protect, and develope the natural resources of the state of Utah.

Take Pride in Utah
"Utah is known for its natural resources and outdoor experiences. Every year residents and tourists flock to Utah's ski resorts and public lands, but we all have to work together to keep Utah beautiful. I'm Governor Mike Leavitt asking you to Take Pride in Utah. There are many ways to get involved. Form an Adopt-A-Waterbody group to take care of a favorite river, lake or wetland; clean up a roadside or campground; help fix up a rundown neighborhood. It's up to all of us... TAKE PRIDE IN UTAH!"

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) is the voice of one of America's most threatened landscapes -- the wild and unspoiled Colorado Plateau. Eighteen thousand concerned citizens from across the nation have joined SUWA's hard-hitting, grassroots commitment to save the magnificent canyon country of Southern Utah.

Utah Environmental Congress
Reclaiming and acting upon our ancestral responsibility to the land, the Utah Environmental Congress brings people together to engage in genuine protection of living forest systems that provide islands of refuge in Utah's desert country.

Audobun Society
Welcome to Great Salt Lake Audubon. Please join us on a field trip, or attend one of our special activities held throughout the year.

Wild Utah Forest Campaign
WUFC works both individually and in cooperation with existing local conservation groups to protect and restore the native ecological richness, diversity and integrity of Utah's forest ecosystems.

Sierra Club
When you join the Sierra Club you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to: preserve irreplaceable wildlands; save endangered and threatened wildlife; and protect this fragile environment we call home. You can be sure that your voice will be heard through congressional lobbying and grassroots action on the environmental issues that matter to you most.

Utah Wilderness on theWeb
This Web site is a product of grassroots action. It is not sponsored by any organization. The controversy surrounding the designation of federally protected wilderness in Utah has brought out radically different viewpoints and ideologies. It has become a struggle of ideas rather than a mere land-management decision.

Basin and Range Wilderness
The following pages contain photos and information about some of the Bureau of Land Management's Wilderness Study Areas in the basin and range desert of western Utah. It also contains links to maps and information about many of thewilderness issues in Utah.

Save Our Canyons
The Citizens' Committee to Save Our Canyons was founded in 1972 in response to the opening in that same year of the Snowbird Ski Resort in the Wasatch Mountains just outside Salt Lake City. This was also the same year that the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was passed by congress. Both of these events have played major roles in the subsequent activities of Save Our Canyons (SOC) for short.

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