The Slow the Flow Water Check Program offers free sprinkler system evaluations and educational materials to homeowners in Salt Lake, Utah, Wasatch, Duchesne, Uintah, Sanpete, Piute and portions of Summit, Juab and Garfield counties. The program is co-sponsored by USU Extension and begins May 15.
May 7, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
New global annual average PM2.5 grids released from 2001-2010 data. The purpose is "to provide a continuous surface of concentrations (micrograms per cubic meter) of particulate matter of 2.5 micrometers or smaller (PM2.5) for health and environmental research."
Apr 10, 2013
The 2013 Locavore Index ranked placed Utah in 44th compared to other states for their commitment to local foods. Luckily, Utah Farm-Chef-Fork, Slow Food Utah, CSA Utah, Utah's Own, Buy Local First Utah and others are working to improve this ranking.
Mar 14, 2013
From Hyrum to Richmond, Cache County residents now have eight new glass drop off sites provided by a partnership between Momentum Recycling and the Logan City Environmental Department. The glass drop sites will accept brown, green, blue, and clear glass bottles and jars only, no sorting necessary.
Mar 8, 2013
Community Rebuilds in Moab, UT builds energy-efficient housing, provides education on sustainability and improves the housing conditions of the workforce through an affordable program.
Feb 27, 2013
The Emerging Venture Competition has a cash award of $10,000 and universities in the Rocky Mountain West are eligible to apply. The competition is focused on entrepreneurs, students, and start up companies that embrace the challenge of building a sustainable energy economy.
The Bear River Land Conservancy (BRLC) recently established the Mendon Meadow Preserve with 30 acres of farmland and pasture purchased in Mendon, Utah, that provides habitat for Ute ladies' tresses (Spiranthes diluvialis), an orchid listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Feb 20, 2013
Join the BRWC on March 7th at Herm's Inn for the Bear River Basin Forum. The event begins with dinner and a screening of the film WATERSHED. Following the film will be a moderated panel of experts discussing the Bear River watershed and its various issues and threats. Registration required.
WASHINGTON — As more companies and even nonprofits enter the fast-growing business of car sharing, they are offering consumers new ways to customize their short-term rentals for convenience, reliability and cost.
Feb 13, 2013
From "Imagine Clean Air" video competitions to sustainable food systems, Re-Imagine the Campus is working to overhaul and positively improve the quality of life at the University of Utah.