Salt Lake Ranger District - (801) 733-2660
Due to the current staffing limitations, the Salt Lake Ranger District
office will not be able to provide consistent visitor information services
until further notice. The office will no longer be able to sell passes or
maps, nor take payments. Starting on February 3, 2017 the general office
phone number (801) 733-2660 will either have a generic voice-mail
recommending people call the Public Lands Information Center (PLIC)
or will be directly forwarded to the PLIC. PLIC is located inside the REI.
Their hours are 10:30am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday. The direct phone number for PLIC is (801) 466-6411. The Forest
Service Supervisor's Office, located at 857 West South Jordan Parkway,
South Jordan, Utah, may be contacted 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday at
(81) 999-2103. For purchases of passes, forest maps or make payments
you will need to go to the Forest Supervisors Office in South Jordan. Campground/Picnic Areas/Road/Trails Update Lambs Canyon is now closed to wheeled motorized vehicles. Cottonwood Canyons Foundation
Secure Rural School Act/Resource Advisory Committees:
The Secure Rural School Act authorizes the use of Resource Advisory
Committee (RACs) as a mechanism for local community collaboration
with federal land managers in recommending Title II projects on federal
lands or that will benefit resources on federal lands.
RAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Latest News on the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort
This Record Of Decision(ROD) is the culmination of an unprecedented planning effort in cooperation
with the U.S. Department of Interior, BLM to conserve Greater Sage-grouse (GRSG) habitat on
National Forest System (NFS) lands that are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Forest Service and BLM-administered lands. The Forest Service, as a cooperating agency with
the BLM, has developed a targeted, multi-tiered, collaborative landscape-level conservation strategy.
This ROD approves the attached LMP amendments for the GRSG Great Basin planning region for
the Curlew National Grassland and the Ashley, Beaverhead-Deerlodge, Boise, Caribou-Targhee,
Dixie, Fishlake, Humboldt-Toiyabe, Manti-La Sal, Salmon-Challis, Sawtooth, and
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests. US Forest Service making a difference for Sage-Grouse
and the sagebrush ecosystem video
The American pika is a low-profile mammal that lives at high altitudes. Related to rabbits and hares, these small, big-eyed creatures spend much of the summer preparing for a harsh winter high above the timberline. Starting in mid-September, a DWR biologist will visit an established pika area above Brighton ski resort to check on population growth.