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Wasatch Community Gardens

Posted on: July 11th, 2024

Wasatch Community Gardens and SLC Public Lands: Making the most of urban green space through community gardening Every year Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG) and Salt Lake City Public Lands team up with the common goals of improving access to healthy, organic produce for all Salt Lake City residents and preserving the urban green spaces to […]

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Native Wetland Plants Protect Water from Algae

Posted on: July 10th, 2024

Native Wetland Plants Maintain a Healthy Balance of Algae in Our Parks and Natural Lands Algae are a natural, necessary, and healthy part of our freshwater streams, lakes, and ponds. They are a source of food for macroinvertebrates and zooplankton, which means they support the entire aquatic food web. An algal bloom, or a significant […]

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Keeping Pickleball Inclusive

Posted on: July 9th, 2024

Pickleball for all! With the rise in popularity of pickleball, free, public courts are increasingly in demand. We can all learn how to participate in a respectful pickleball culture, so our shared courts remain inclusive spaces which are open to all! Here are a few tips for sharing the courts with other players. DEMAND IS […]

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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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