Magazine
A passive town in Utah awaits its fate

November 18, 1991

Overwhelmed by the current wave of tourism, federal administrators of the public land surrounding Moab say they are unprepared to handle the environmental impacts of off-trail biking, four-wheeling and unregulated camping.

Feature

Download entire issue
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
A passive town in Utah awaits its fate
Overwhelmed by the current wave of tourism, federal administrators of the public land surrounding Moab say they are unprepared to handle the environmental impacts of off-trail biking, four-wheeling and unregulated camping.

News

New fight looms over Kaiparowits
Southern Utah's vast and unspoiled Kaiparowits Plateau is once again at the center of a battle over large-scale coal development.
Battered Targhee seeks a new course
For years environmentalists wrote off the Targhee National Forest as a sacrifice zone, but as the Targhee re-writes its forest plan, the area is under close scrutiny.