Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. challenged participants attending a regional water planning conference to think creatively in developing recommendations for how the West can best meet increasing demands for water.
"We are facing unprecedented demands f
In early 2007 the Utah State Legislature requested the UGS to establish a ground-water monitoring-well network in Utah?s west desert, in response to proposed water-development projects in east-central Nevada and west-central Utah. The general objectives o
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The conference is scheduled for November 29-30, 2007 at the Radisson Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Family Nights are a great opportunity to experience the seasons of the year. The Utah Botanical Center hosts a Family Night in Spring, Summer, and Fall. Each Family Night is full of activities for every age group. Come join us for: Arts & Crafts, Utah
Utah State History publishes a newsletter each quarter called "Currents". You can also sign up to have each issue sent to your email address at http://history.utah.gov/news_and_events/currents/emailsubscribe.html
The Museum has thousands of artifacts housed in its special storage in the basement. Once per year, the Museum hauls out hundreds of its rarest and hardly seen artifacts for the public to view. "What's in the Basement?" Find out on Saturday, October 13th!
Your family can participate in several outdoor activities at the Elk Festival at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area.
You might even see some wild elk.
The festival is free of charge. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 13. Activities run from 10
The theme for the 2008 Summer Reading Program is "Catch the Reading Bug." For Young Adults, the them is Metamorphosis@Your Library (see http://library.utah.gov/library_services/youth/metamorphosis.htm)
This year's Utah Voter Information Pamphlet is available in several alternative formats.
The University of Utah has established a new Office of Sustainability (OS) to support its commitment to becoming a more sustainable campus.
The Advisory Council presents its final recommendations on green-house gas reduction, agriculture, energy supply, and other related issues.
Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D., distinguished professor of human genetics and biology at the University of Utah's Eccles Institute of Human Genetics and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has won the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Spanish Fork City is proud to present the 2nd Annual IN THE DARK Spook Alley beginning October 11th and running each Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in October and will also include Monday the 29th, Tuesday the 30th and Wednesday the 31st.
The Utah Geological Survey hosts hands-on activities for school groups to celebrate Earth Science Week during October. The purpose is to increase public understanding and appreciation of the Earth sciences. Launched in 1998 by the American Geological Inst
The Utah State Library Bookmobile Program has announced the upcoming arrival of a new generation of Bookmobiles to enhance service to Utah?s rural counties.
The new Bookmobiles will augment the existing fleet and utilize the popular new "Sprinter Van"
Join the Utah Division of State History - Antiquities Section for a free, one-day course on the archaeology of Utah. We will cover:
* The Archaeological Resources of Utah
* The Prehistoric Cultures of Utah
* Protection of Archaeological
The Department of Workforce Services, Office of Work & Family Life is pleased to invite employers to the first Best Practice Tour to be held on October 11th. This event is part of our statewide employer Work/Life Initiative.
The Fall Festival in South Jordan will feature pie eating contests, pumpkin carving, hay rides, live music, and more.
The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration will hold its next public auction in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date: Friday, October 12, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Little America Hotel located at 500 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah
Each state, tribe, and territory has a radon poster contest. Each of these judging panels will submit its winner and two runner-ups for judging in the national contest. Submit your Utah entry to:
UT Dept. of Environmental Quality
In addition, the Work Ability job fair will be held in Taylorsville on Tuesday, October 16th at the Sanderson Community Center Of The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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;