The Office of Child Care (OCC)implements initiatives to assure children and families receive the supports they need within their own communities. Each OCC program integrates aspects of these common goals:
? To help our children grow up safe, healthy, and
Starting Jan. 1, 2008, you can fillet fish at all Utah's waters except Jordanelle Reservoir for smallmouth bass and Strawberry Reservoir and Panquitch Lake for trout and salmon.
You can also keep 10 yellow perch at Yuba Reservoir and up to six bass at
After finding high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Utah Lake, state officials have issued a fish consumption advisory for channel catfish, and a previous advisory issued in May 2006 for carp has been revised based on new information.
This list has photos and information on the most wanted fugitives and escapees in Utah.
Weber County is using a wiki to share a lot of information with its citizens. Use this link to access the latest from the Weber Planning Commission.
Hear the latest information on Utah fishing, hunting and wildlife by tuning into the Discover Utah Wildlife radio show each week. The show is broadcast on radio stations across Utah and is also posted on Utah.gov
The Utah Museum of Natural History pulls everything together on a new site: current blog posts, earthquake map, the latest science news, and a calendar.
No Child Left Behind Patty Harrington, Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction, joins Kerry Bringhurst for a discussion about No Child Left Behind and other education issues on Utah Public Radio.
The Utah Geological Survey has been funded by the Bureau of Land Management to conduct paleontological site inventories in the lower Campanian (84-80 million years ago) Wahweap Formation in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Our
work has resul
Survey Notes is an informative, non-technical magazine on noteworthy and interesting geologic topics in Utah. It is the official UGS newsletter and is produced three times a year. The latest issue has information about energy sources, groundwater in Utah
Brain Injury Association of Utah 18th Annual Family and Professionals Conference
Presentations will include: updates on current research, overcoming physical barriers in functional environments, succeeding at home, school and in the workplace, counseli
Acting on information provided by a local golfer, biologists for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources verified his claim that a population of the American bullfrog had been illegally introduced into the Uinta Basin.
"This is the first report we've had
Farm Field Days are scheduled for thousands of school kids across Utah during October. Learn more about this program and how your school can be involved.
Council of Councils provides a unique opportunity to work with key players in workforce development who are truly "at the wheel" in getting things accomplished. Here is a chance to network and partner with legislators, cabinet members and other dedicated
The Division of Administrative Rules is pleased to announce the addition of file authentication to its web site. As a step toward addressing the issue of authentication raised by the AALL report, Utah's Division of Administrative Rules has added Message-
ATK, La-Z-Boy and Utah Transit Authority are among the six entities that were honored for outstanding efforts to reduce the amount of waste or pollution at the Utah Pollution Prevention Association?s annual awards presented Thursday at the Utah Department
The Salt Lake County Engineering Division is hosting a Watershed Symposium on October 3 & 4, 2007 at the SouthTowne Expo Center (9575 South State Street).
The Watershed Symposium provides an opportunity for local residents, environmental advocates, an
Many activities are scheduled for National Public Lands Day in Utah.
This annual event:
* Educates Americans about critical environmental and natural resources issues and the need for shared stewardship of these valued, irreplaceable lands;
Celebrate as Wasach Mountain State Park opens the orchard for its first apple picking harvest. Come pick and taste the mountain-fresh apples and learn to make apple juice using an old cider press. Learn about the historical farmhouse, creamery, and the or
The state of Utah contains many hydrologic units and the relevant units have been aggregated into a new composite layer that includes some features that cross the state boundary (these have been split at the boundary into 2 features) and, also some featur
The Best Practice Fair is Oct. 5 at the College of Eastern Utah in Price and runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a regional meeting of the Utah Afterschool Network from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The workshops and presentations are designed for those involved with af
ARCHIVES MONTH is an annual event sponsored by archives and special collections from across Utah.
Archives showcases include academic, private, corporate, religious and governmental repositories. All events are free and open to the public.
Landslides in 2005 and 2006 that damaged houses in approved, permitted subdivisions highlighted a need to evaluate the land-use-regulation process in Utah and identify possible improvements to prevent future losses.
To perform this evaluation, Utah Go
The Senior Expo features free admission, 25+ free medical screenings thanks to our fantastic sponsors, 175+ exhibits, bingo, great prizes, free transportation, and a sales pressure free environment for seniors and caregivers to access the information and
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), there will be plenty of influenza vaccine supplies for the 2007-2008 season. The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and the Utah Adult Immunization Coalition (UAIC) encourage everyone to be vac
The 2007 Zero Fatalities Safety Summit is an opportunity for safety officials and advocates to share experiences, opportunities, and successes in improving safety in our communities.
Snow Canyon State Park (Ivins, UT)
Wildlife Detectives: Snow Canyon Family Adventure Night Series (FANS). Discover which animals live in the park and how to decipher clues they leave behind. During this program, take a short hike in the desert then make
Today, there are thousands of full university courses and tens of thousands of learning modules available as open educational resources under open licenses like those offered by Creative Commons. Open Education 2007 will focus specifically on localizing
What's Goin' Down Up North has been scheduled for September 27, 2007. This is the second annual Summit to partner and showcase business and economic development activity in Box Elder, Cache, Franklin and Rich counties. It will be held at USU Innovation Ca
The State of Utah's web portal, was awarded 1st Place in the 2007 Best of The Web competition sponsored by the National Center for Digital Government. The Best of Web is an annual awards program that recognizes the most innovative, user-friendly state and
Flying WILD is a new bird conservation education program now available in Utah through the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' Project WILD program, in partnership with the Council for Environmental Education.
Educator Training is scheduled for Septem
A chance to view and learn more about migrating birds of prey will be available Sept. 22, during Utah's annual Raptor Watch Day.
Viewing will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Orem Overlook along Squaw Peak Road, east of Orem.
Santa Clara's Swiss Days celebration includes handicrafts, fun activities, heritage displays, concerts, food, and more.
The Utah Office of Ethnic Affairs, The Governor's Office of Economic Development and their sponsors are pleased to invite you to their second annual Ethnic Business Conference "Success on the Rise". The conference will be held October 10, 2007 from 8:00 a
Search the U-PASS results to see how your school performed on standard tests.
This conference covers a variety of emergency management topics for managers at all levels of government..
The new edition of this resource handbook is now available! The book uses a question and answer format to cover legal topics of special concern to women in such areas as consumer transactions, domestic relations, employment, education, and health care.
Docents at the Utah State Capitol are interpreters trained to relate, in an exciting and meaningful way, information highlighting the Capitol, its grounds,its artwork, and artifacts, exhibitions and events. If you are interested in joining a dynamic, moti
The Bear River Heritage Area straddles the Idaho-Utah border where the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains meet. It is home to a strong agricultural economy, history-laced landscape, and abundant natural beauty. Retrace the footsteps of early fur traders,
Right now, Utah stands alone economically, leading the nation in employment growth with a 4.5-percent rate (June 2007). Utah stands out because that rate of growth is so far ahead of the next closest state, Arizona, whose growth rate measures 3.4 percent.