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2014 Utah Envirothon

The 2014 Utah Envirothon competition will be held on April 25-26 at the Castle Valley Outdoors Ranch near Emery, Utah. Teams prepare during the school year for testing in five study areas: aquatic ecology, forestry, soils and land use, wildlife, and this year’s current issue, Sustainable Agriculture. Click here for more information.

2014 UCC Field Day

This year's Utah Conservation Commission's (UCC) annual Field Day will be held on June 25, 2014 in Kane County. Click here to redirect to the UCC website.

Upcoming UACD Convention

The 2014 Annual UACD Convention will be held on November 13-15, 2014 at the Davis County Convention Center in Layton, Utah. Keynote speakers will be Bruce Vincent and Karen Budd Falen.

Bruce Vincent

Bruce Vincent is a third generation logger from Libby, Montana. During the past 20 years, he has given motivational speeches throughout the United States and the world, has testified on natural resource issues before Congress and has appeared on several news programs. Click here for more information.

Karen Budd Falen

Karen Budd Falen is a western law attorney from Cheyenne, Wyoming. She previously served for three years in the Reagan Administration, U.S. Department of the Interior, as a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management. Karen now represents private property owners, ranching and farming organizations, and local governments. Click here for more information.

Utah House Bill 3 Amended

March 13, 2014. This bill supplements or reduces appropriations previously provided for the use and support of state government for the fiscal years 2014 and 2015. This bill provides budget increases and decreases for the use and support of certain state agencies, certain public education programs, and certain institutions of higher education; provides funds for the bills with fiscal impact passed in the 2014 General Session; provides budget increases and decreases for other purposes as described; and, provides intent language. House Bill 370: Canal Safety Amendments. Senate Bill 73, Sub 03: Agricultural Environment Amendments.

West Box Elder CRM Group Receives Public Lands Award

The WBECRM group received the Public Lands Foundation's Landscape Stewardship Award on Nov. 20, 2013, during a Box Elder County Commission meeting. For more information about the award, click here.

Updated UACD Resolutions

UACD's policy positions are updated annually during the business session at the UACD Convention. The most recent business session was held November 7, 2013. Click here to view the updated policy position booklet.