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Take Action: Write A Letter

Contact your state representatives about Utah Lake

The 2022 Legislative Session is under way. We are at a critical moment of restoration for Utah Lake and the legislature will be considering two important items related to the long-term plan for the Lake: 1) A proposal to form the Utah Lake Authority; 2) Amendments to HB272 – Utah Lake Amendments from 2018. Find out how to locate contact info for your representative, and a sample letter:



Join the call for meaningful change in the 2022 Utah State Legislative Session to the Utah Lake Amendments House Bill 272, passed in 2018, that opened the door to private development of the Lake bed.


Utah Lake Summit and Utah Lake Commission Meeting

It’s been a big week for Utah Lake! Three weeks ago members of CUV met with Rep. Keven Stratton with concerns about a proposal for dredging Utah Lake and creating islands for various uses including innovative housing for Utah County. At that meeting we discussed the...

The Utah Lake Summit

Rep. Keven Stratton and CUV invite you to join them for the Utah Lake Summit, Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 6:30 pm. The discussion will cover current Lake restoration efforts and progress, as well as what needs to be done to increase responsible, science-based restoration of the Lake for future generations.


Happy New Year, from Conserve Utah Valley. I want to start by saying thank you for supporting Conserve Utah Valley in 2021. Whether you got involved in the effort to preserve Bridal Veil Falls, participated in a Slate Canyon Saturday, or supported our efforts to...

More than 100 scientists and experts speak out against proposed islands development for Utah Lake

A group of concerned scientists and experts came together to raise concern over the proposed island development project for Utah Lake. Read the full text of their letter, along with their credentials below, and find a pdf of the letter here: December 22, 2021 To whom...

Write A Letter: Utah Lake needs legitimate conservation efforts

Take Action: Write a letter to your state representatives (sample linked below) Background: Utah Lake is one of the largest and most productive freshwater lakes in the western U.S. This keystone ecosystem is the centerpiece of our community, providing critical...

Utah Lake Symposium Summary

Conserve Utah Valley was one of 14 sponsors for the recent Utah Lake Symposium held at Utah Valley University. There was a high level of interest from the community and the symposium was a huge success. There were a total of 475 live attendees (245 in-person and 230...

CUV’s 2022 Focus: Don’t Pave Utah Lake

In the arid, high-dessert of Utah Valley, Utah Lake is critical to our climate and a feature that makes this mountain valley one of a kind. As stewards of this precious resource, it’s up to all of us to commit to long-term, responsible restoration of the lake.


Get Involved

Whether your are just learning about conservation or you have been working to preserve our open spaces and water for decades, CUV has volunteer opportunities for you. With our Street Rep program, the CUV Social Crew, or volunteering on a project basis, you can learn more about how to Get Involved here →

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