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Salt Lake City Foothills Trail System Plan Update

Posted on: September 14th, 2021

The City is proposing a thorough and inclusive process to ensure that the Foothills Trail System is completed in a manner that is environmentally sustainable, enjoyable, accessible, safe, low-maintenance, and responsive and transparent to the community at large.  The City will pause trail construction until at least June 1, 2022 while we undertake steps 2-5 […]

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Liberty Park Artesian Fountain Closure

Posted on: August 10th, 2021

Two naturally flowing artesian water sources are located within SLC Public Lands’ properties. One at Artesian Well Park (808 S 500 E) and the other at a drinking fountain in the south east corner of Liberty Park (near 1300 S 700 E). Recent tests at the Liberty Park fountain have shown the presence of coliform […]

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Salt Lake City Public Lands Becomes Own Department

Posted on: August 5th, 2021

The last few years have been exciting, enlightening, and unprecedented for Salt Lake City Public Lands.  For many years, Salt Lake City Public Lands consisted of three city divisions or programs within the City’s Public Services Department: Parks, Trails & Natural Lands, and Urban Forestry. (Click here and see page A-2 to better understand the […]

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Wetland in a Box

Posted on: July 16th, 2021

Wetland in a Box Native Plant Restoration And “Wetland-in-a-Box”   Liberty Park, an epicenter of activity in the summer, is also home to Parks and Public Lands’ Native Plant Restoration Project. In the Liberty Park Greenhouse lay hundreds of “Wetland-in-a-Box” native plant kits, grown from manually harvested seeds throughout the region, and tended to until they’re ready to plant in targeted restoration sites. These two-feet-by-three-feet boxes create a unique and balanced micro-ecological […]

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