Slate Canyon Earth Day

May 6, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Kate Hickman Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has been observed globally on April 22 through celebrations, demonstrations and acts of conservation. On Saturday, April 24, “Slate Canyon Earth Day” was held to commemorate the holiday through conservation efforts and educational outreach. This was a multi-faceted event with several different sponsors and volunteer […]

Conserving wolf populations stabilizes Yellowstone ecosystem

April 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Common fables centered around wolves such as Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs or the Boy Who Cried Wolf, perpetuate ideas of wolves as vicious predators that serve no substantial purpose besides acting as a warning to what would become of misbehaving children. However, as results from Yellowstone national park’s wolf conservation […]

Give back to Earth with saved time

April 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the semester draws to an end and finals week is slowly approaching, time becomes short. Most of us would love to travel around the world and help in projects to save the planet but might lack the time and funding to do so. Here are some things you can do that will only take […]

Students support environment by helping refugees

April 23, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU LDS students clean up the environment with the help of Stitching Hearts Worldwide by turning plastic bags into sleeping mats. This project has been going on since the beginning of January every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Institute Building, with the final day being April 17. “It’s not only helping refugees, […]

How rummaging through trash can help promote sustainability

April 23, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU is now the largest university in the state of Utah. With that title comes the opportunity to be the leaders in the fight for sustainability. Helping to lead the way is Scott Williams, professor over outdoor recreation management. As a project, Williams organized a trash audit at Northridge Elementary school to assess how much […]