Utah park workers cheer Land and Water Conservation Fund proposal

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Utah park workers cheer Land and Water Conservation Fund proposal

By TOM WHARTON The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Feb 20, 2011 09:40PM MDT

Most Utahns have never heard of the 1965 federal law that created the Land and Water Conservation Fund. But if they visit a state, county or city park, chances are they have enjoyed a facility or open space purchased with money that’s come from it. Places such as Sugar House Park, Bear Lake’s Rendezvous Beach, the Jordan River Parkway and Murray Park are part of the act’s legacy. That’s why many parks and recreation managers from Utah are happy that President Barack Obama made the fund a priorit...
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