Utah Steps In and Purchases Sensitive Green River Land

May 14, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

Good news for those concerned about commercialization and access issues on Utah’s Green River: Friday’s auction resulted in the purchase of a sensitive 356-acre parcel by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The fate of the parcel had come under close scrutiny by conservationists and anglers who feared that private development would tarnish the scenic stretch of river that the land borders. (Thanks to reader John Weis for this link.)