Issue Date: June 2019

On the cover

This month’s cover art is a family treasure. Pilar presented the original painting as a wedding present to CATALYST art director, Polly and her husband,

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Environews

Burr trail controversy resurfaces In April, the Bureau of Land Management allowed Garfield County to chip-seal 7.5 miles of a remote dirt road, reigniting a

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Meet the dust doctor

Atmospheric scientist Kevin Perry knows what blows from the Great Salt Lake Last year I wrote about dust that often blows in from the southwest,

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Auto biography

Conversation is more important than steering the beast Two months after I stopped driving, I decided I wanted to be a Lyft driver. I had

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Building a dream

Straw bale construction is happening in Salt Lake City It’s snowing. I have clay plaster in my hair, down my shirt, and up my nose

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Beyond honey bees

A look at some of Utah’s native bees Bees are crucial to almost every meal you eat, and are hands down the most important pollinators

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