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Foothills Wildflowers

Posted on: June 13th, 2024

June 2024 The Foothills Park Rangers and Foothills Maintenance Team are spotting lots of beautiful blooms along the Foothills trails! Peak wildflower season in the Salt Lake City Foothills is early June through mid-July. When viewing wildflowers, please remember to stay on designated trails and to take only photos, leaving the flowers for all to […]

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Anthracnose in Sycamore and London Plane Trees

Posted on: June 12th, 2024

What is Anthracnose, and what can we do about it? Our SLC Urban Forestry team has recently been hearing from many residents who have concerns about our Sycamore and London Plane trees. These species are affected by a fungal-caused disease called Anthracnose (Apiognomonia spp.) as shown above in an infected London Plane tree. Salt Lake […]

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Parley’s Historic Nature Park

Posted on: June 6th, 2024

Welcome to Parley’s Historic Nature Park. Parley’s Historic Nature Park is an expansive 87-acre property at the mouth of Parley’s Canyon. This unique park encompasses a wide range of spaces cared for by SLC Public Lands’ Trails and Natural Lands team, Salt Lake County, and even volunteers, making it a space that serves our community […]

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9line Community Orchard

Posted on: May 16th, 2024

9line Community Orchard Dedication On Tuesday, April 30th, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, Parkview Elementary students, TreeUtah, and Salt Lake City Public Lands gathered at the new 9Line Community Orchard site to plant new fruit trees. This once-vacant .7-acre plot is part of the Mayor’s plan to create community spaces in underutilized city land. The growing 9line Community […]

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