Colorado River most endan- gered; Herbert nixes West Desert water grab; Bishop pro- poses public lands dialogue; Willard Bay oil spill; ALEC: Get the public out of public lands; SLC Green Bikes; Park City to ban plastic bags?
—by Amy Brunvand
The wilderness art museums of southern Utah's canyonlands offer the best of two worlds: the physical exhilaration of a great hike and the mental stimulation of meeting unusual works of art. No matter how much time one spends in the presence of prehistoric rock art, like any other art, it is never enough to comprehend its complexity. Even studying photographs after a visit, one's attention is dominated by imposing elements of the composition.
You stroll through the sliding glass doors and fumble for the grocery list at the bottom of your reusable bag. Immediately, you have the sense that something's different in this store. Friends told you that would be the case. You can't put a finger on it, but, yeah, something is definitely different here.
Utah 2013 Legislative Roundup; Saving Utah for our kids; Sustainable Salt Lake; Tax dollars to privatize wildlife?; Highway in Farmington Bay? Save the eagles!; LCV Environmental Scorecard.
—by Amy Brunvand
Beyond Boston baked beans or California-style pizza are foods through which we can actually reach a deeper communion with place. Cheese is one of these foods, its alchemy dependent on the subtle unseen of a place, as the microorganisms that permeate the environment work away to alter the raw material into the final product.
Jon Scoville has witnessed generations of dancers bow in gratitude after classes while teaching and accompanying at the University of Utah for 40 years in the dance department. He has produced 10 albums, composed for choreographers around the world including Alwin Nikolais, Murray Louis, U of U luminaries, Shirley Ririe, & Joan Woodbury, founded and led the local samba drum group Samba Gringa (now known as Samba Fogo) for 15 years, and is the music director for Tandy Beal & Company.
This year's planting guide reflects some of the changes occurring in the city garden, such as the popularity of raised beds, intensive planting and trellising. Sponsored by Wasatch Community Gardens.