Throughout its history Utah and its community leaders and public land managers have been challenged to collaborate in order to address a wide variety of issues. Today the case remains the same. This archive contains recent examples of successful collaborative projects that were accomplished when people decided to work together rather than on their own. Within each example you will find a slew of important information including what the major issue was, who the key players were, where vital funding was obtained, and how people worked together.
Brief Summary of the Challenge or Opportunity: The Red Canyon Trail is a bicycle/pedestrian paved trail system that runs adjacent to Scenic Byway 12, Utah's All-American Road in Garfield County Utah. There are three phases to the bicycle/pedestrian trail. This success story addresses the latest phase (Phase III) as seen on the project map. Phase III was the opportunity to participate in public outreach and conceptual planning to continue this excellent community enhancement.
Brief Summary of the Challenge or Opportunity: In the late 1990’s increasing parking and vehicle congestion in Zion National Park led to resource impacts and diminished the visitor’s experience. The challenge was to develop a transportation system that would accommodate increasing visitation to the Park, preserve natural resources, and enhance the visitor experience.