Upcoming Events

Utah Lake Shoreline Cleanup


Date: Saturday, May 20th 2023

Time: 9:30am–11:30am

Location: Mill Race Boat Ramp, Provo

Spring is finally here and so is the opportunity to take care of our beautiful Utah Lake! A lot of trash has accumulated and we need your help to help clean up the Mill Race section of the shoreline.

Photo by Kevin Hehl

Migrating birds fly over Utah Lake in the morning mist. Photo by Jeff Beck.

CUV Town Hall: Spanish Fork Inland Port

Date: Thursday, June 8th, 2023

Time: 7 PM

Location: Spanish Fork Library, Heritage Multipurpose Room 80 South Main Street Spanish Fork, UT 84660 

Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81350542305

With the recent proposal of the Spanish Fork Inland Port, we determined it would be helpful for all parties involved to host a Town Hall meeting to learn about the details of this project. We are concerned about the potential threat to the wetlands around Utah Lake from the inland port and want to share more information with the public. 

Past Events

Slate Canyon Saturday: Earth Day

Date: April 22, 2023

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Location: Slate Canyon Park

For International Earth Day, Conserve Utah Valley is partnering with Provo City to host another Slate Canyon Saturday event. Come join us as we learn more about and take care of this precious natural resource!

Here are the different activities we will have for you to participate in: Join Provo City Library Outreach Van using iNaturalist for the 2023 City Nature Challenge!

2. Groom the bike skills course.

3.. Replace slats on wooden fence.

4. Groom the Bonneville Shoreline Trail south of the pavilion.

5. Parking strip maintenance along road.

6. Clean Disc Golf Course and Debris Basin.

7. ” Purge the Spurge!” Remove invasive plant myrtle spurge.

8. Graffiti Removal

9. Educational Booths learning about and caring for our city’s resources.

10. Meet our Slate Canyon Plant of 2023 Rubber Rabbit Brush.

11. Mountain Goat Trail Run from American Fork ends at Slate Canyon.

Latest News

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LRS has officially dissolved

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CUV Town Hall: Spanish Fork Inland Port

We had a great turnout and an interesting discussion at our most recent Town Hall meeting on June 8th. We hosted it at the Spanish Fork Library which worked well for our event. Nearly 100 people showed up either in person or virtually to learn more about the proposed...

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CUV Town Hall–Feb 2023

We had a great turnout for our town hall this month! We are very grateful for everyone who participated and especially for our guest speakers who shared their experiences with conservation.  If you missed the event, here are the recordings of the speakers:  ...

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Recreation Amendments–HB 32

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