Niall Clancy

Niall Clancy

Since an act of Congress established the Land and Water Conservation Fund in 1965, the program has provided grants to local, state and federal agencies for the acquisition, conservation and maintenance of public lands.

Guidebook to Bear River Bird Refuge Plants Available
Becka Downard - Utah Division of Water Quality

Around 40 million people from across the globe visit national wildlife refuges every year. At Utah’s Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, some may come to hunt or fish, but the vast majority of visitors are there to witness species such as the American Avocet or White-faced Ibis in their natural state. 

Range Creek Cutthroat Trout Restoration; Trout Unlimited and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reintroduce native trout to Emery County
Jordan Nielson - Trout Unlimited

Before the widespread introduction of non-native fish species like Rainbow and Brown Trout, Colorado River Cutthroat Trout occupied large portions of the Yampa, White, Colorado, and San Juan river basins. Today, this black-spotted, yellow and red fish has been reduced to only 14 percent of its historical range.