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Dixie National Forest, with headquarters in Cedar City, Utah, occupies almost two million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. It straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River.Read more...


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Dixie National Forest seeks project proposals for consideration by RAC

The public is encouraged to propose projects designed to improve Dixie National Forest lands and the rural economies of local counties. Project funding is being made available through Title II funds under the reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Public Law 112-141). Project proposals should be submitted electronically by November 30, 2021. Projects considered by the re-chartered Dixie National Forest Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will need to be received by that date and should have environmental clearance documentation completed. More Information


Captive bred Boreal Toads released on Paunsaugunt Plateau for second year

Following the successful captive breeding of boreal toad at Denver Zoo last year, just under 500 captive bred toads were released June 16, 2020 into their native range on the Paunsaugunt Plateau in the Powell Ranger District of the Dixie National Forest.

Wildlife biologists working to strengthen Colorado River Cutthroat trout

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists took to the Dixie National forest looking to trap Colorado River Cutthroat trout in the Escalante Ranger District’s Barker Recreation Area.

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