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Utah Wilderness Discussions

Even though the Forest Service withdrew its support for a national wilderness celebration, at the local level some forests are proceeding with wilderness celebrations. In northern Utah the Forest Service will sponsor a number of events at the SLC Main Library Auditorium, 210 E. 400 S., from 7:00-8:30pm.

21 JUNE. The Academy Award nominated documentary, Wild By Law: The Rise of Environmentalism and the Creation of the Wilderness Act, will be shown.

19 JULY. The "Values of Wilderness" will be discussed by 3 speakers: SLC Mayor Rocky Anderson will discuss the value will discuss of wilderness to SLC. Wayne Padgett, Wasatch-Cache Forest Ecologist, will discuss ecological values. HUPC's Margaret Pettis will discuss the soul of wilderness.

10 AUGUST. The Wilderness Act and the Utah Wilderness Act will be discussed by veteran Utah wilderness activists Alexis Kelner, Save Our Canyons, and Dick Carter, High Uintas Preservation Council.

Farther north, on 29 July at 6 PM HUPC's Dick Carter will discuss the Utah Wilderness Act at the Guinevah Campground Amphitheater in Logan Canyon.


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