You saw it, now help preserve it. The desert is harsh environment, but in many ways it is quite fragile. You can only develop it once. These are links to organizations with information on the environment, and use of the land.
Sierra Club Utah (utah.sierraclub.org) The Glen Canyon chapter of the Sierra Club has contacts and information on Sierra Club activities in Southern Utah.
Glen Canyon Institute (www.glencanyon.org) The Glen Canyon Institute?s mission is to provide leadership toward restoration of a free flowing Colorado River through Glen Canyon and Grand Canyon. Find out why we should decommission Glen Canyon Dam.
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (www.suwa.org) - review An active advocacy group, the goal of SUWA is to protect Utah's remaining nine million acres of wild desert lands - lands owned by the American public and administered on our behalf by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Highway Robbery (www.highway-robbery.org) A coalition against the loophools in RS2477 that will allow counties to build roads through parks and treasured lands.
Save Utah's Redrock Wilderness (www.savebiogems.org) This page by Save Bio Gems asks for people to send a letter to Secretary Gale A. Norton in opposition to current efforts to reduce the amount of wilderness area in Southern Utah.
Birding in Grand County, Utah (www.utahbirds.org) - review Utah Birds reports on birding activities throughout the state of Utah, including this page on activities in Grand County.
Wildland Scapes (www.reveg.org) - review Wildland Scapes, LLC (WLS) is an ecological restoration and revegetation service company located in the heart of the Colorado Plateau in Moab, Utah.
The Natural Arch and Bridge Society (www.naturalarches.org) This national organization researches natural arches and natural bridges. There is an abundance of such structures in the Moab area.
Biological Soil Crust (www.soilcrust.org) - review A site concerned with the study of biological soil crusts which form in desert areas. The crusts are also known as cryptogamic, microbiotic, cryptobiotic, and microphytic crusts.
Plateau Restoration (www.plateaurestoration.org) - review Moab's Center for Ecological Restoration and Outdoor Education. The organization offers landscaping and restoration services and is a source for native plants and seeds.