thumbLandThis page provides information for anyone curious to know more about green buildings and development, land conservation, as well as ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.


Fact Sheets

Backyard Composting in Utah

Brownfields Federal Programs Guide – EPA

Freestores: What, Why & How

Gardening for Native Bees in Utah and Beyond


Practicing Environmental Etiquette in Utah’s Deserts

Rangeland Carbon Sequestration

Recycling in Utah: Green Waste for Compost

Recycling in Utah: Paper

Reuse: Creating a Next Life for Common Items

Reusing Potentially Contaminated Landscapes: Growing Gardens in Urban Soils – EPA

Strategies to Improve Recycling in Natural Areas: Examples from Zion National Park

Using Plants to Attract Humming Birds to your Yard


Journal Articles/Reports

Conservation and Management of Monarch Butterflies: A Strategic Framework

Environmental Literacy in America

Rural Connections: Creating Sustainable Communities in a Changing America

Science Magazine: Working With Waste

Lesson Plans

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Funding Opportunities

Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program: Call for Proposals

EPA A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet

EPA Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities: Sustainable Growth Assistance

EPA Recycling Grants

EPA’s Smart Growth Implementation Assistance (SGIA) Program

Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) Strategic Science Funding Opportunity

Make it in America Challenge

“Our Town” National Endowment for the Arts Grants for Communities

Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (Western SARE)


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Bag It


No Impact Man

Waste = Food

Wings of Life