Summit Land Conservancy

Summit Land Conservancy

The Summit Land Conservancy has reached an agreement to preserve the 158-acre Osguthorpe farm on Old Ranch Road. In an announcement Tuesday, the Conservancy said it has obtained a multi- million dollar federal grant for the property. But it now has to raise additional millions for a match. Rick Brough has more.

Saving Open Space Is Years In The Making

Aug 25, 2017
Photo Courtesy of Charlie Lansche-Images

The Park City Rotary Club just granted Professional Citizen of the Year Award to two Land Conservation Directors who were instrumental in the successful Bonanza Flat Open Space acquisition. It’s taken a couple of decades of focus and commitment.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Conserving Bonanza Flat Begins

Jul 26, 2017
Utah Open Lands Bonanza Flat

The 1350-acre open space Bonanza Flat was purchased on June 15th by Park City and now a six-month planning process begins.  Carolyn Murray has this update:

Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees in Round Valley

May 30, 2017
Grandmother Willow Courtesy of Summit Land Conservancy

Park City’s Carbon Sequestration plan includes a tree planting event in Round Valley on Sunday.  They’ve got a couple hundred trees to put in the ground and hope to get a big volunteer turn out.  Carolyn Murray has more details on the green initiative.

Leslie Thatcher

As Park City scrambles to come up with $13 million to close on the sale of Bonanza Flat, questions of why the price tag is so high - and will the property continue to be used as it is today - are starting to percolate. Leslie Thatcher has more.

KPCW

The push to raise millions of dollars to save a beloved parcel of open space is entering its final month.    It’s an effort that’s been in the headlines since last summer, and the county that contains that land is now joining the conversation.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more on what Wasatch County is doing in regards to Bonanza Flat.

Lab Attacked by Coyote

Apr 29, 2016
Summit Land Conservancy

A dog belonging to a local runner was chased and attacked by a coyote in Round Valley on Wednesday afternoon.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with the Director of the Summit Land Conservancy Cheryl Fox; Summit County Manager Tom Fisher; Park City Recreation Manager Ken Fisher and Project Manager Mark Vlasic with Landmark Design; and Tracy Mullen, Director of Sales and Marketing for the DeJoria Center at High Star Ranch.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy: Summit County Manager Tom Fisher about Wednesday's County Council meeting; PCHS Band Teacher Bret Hughes has details about this year's Sweetheart Gala on February 12th, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) Attorney David Garbett discusses their opposition to Congressman Rob Bishop's Wilderness Bill and North Summit School District Superintendent Jerre Homes announces the school board's decision to switch all of their light bulbs to LED.

On today's program: Director of Summit Land Conservancy Cheryl Fox, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher and Regional Transportation Planning Director Caroline Ferris, Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson, Co-Creators of Invisible Threat, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews.

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