New edition of the Emigration Canyon History book now available!

The Second Edition of the book: History of Emigration Canyon: Gateway to the Salt Lake Valley (2019) by Jeffrey Carlstrom and Cynthia Furse is now available, just in time for holiday shopping!

This edition is available three ways:
1. As a black and white paperback ($17.58),
2. As a color hardcover ($92.52), or
3. As a FREE PDF.

Use the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY25 to get 25% off, until December 1st!

The book is “print-on-demand” which means an individual copy is printed, bound, and mailed to you upon your order. The printing and binding takes 3-5 days, and the shipping depends on your choice of mailing options.

Read more about the Emigration Canyon History project here: https://emigrationcanyonhistory.wordpress.com/

Cindy says: This is a labor of love, and we are taking no profit on the book. Instead, if you feel inclined, please consider donating to your favorite local charity (Camp K, perhaps?).

Happy Holidays!

Deseret News Marathon July 24th

If you need to travel in or out of the canyon early in the morning on Pioneer Day, please be aware of the traffic control plan for the marathon:

Marathon
4:00 a.m. First buses arrive at the top of Big Mountain. Runners are staged in the turnout at the top.
5:00 a.m. Last bus departs from staging area
5:15 a.m. Road closed half a mile north of the start and 5 miles south of the start in order to allow for getting runners on the road.
5:30 a.m. Race begins.
Road can open back shortly after the start.

Half-Marathon
4:30 a.m. First buses arrive at the start line (about 600 meters south of Pine Crest) Runners are staged at the side of the road
5:30 a.m. Last bus departs from staging area
5:40 a.m. Road closes at Pine Crest and at the top of Little Mountain
6:00 a.m. Race begins
Road can open back shortly after the start.

Please let UFA know what you are doing to reduce your wildfire risk: record your in-kind contribution

Please let UFA know what you are doing to reduce your wildfire risk. Any efforts you record here go into cost sharing with the state, and will be very important for reducing our obligation for any potential wildfire event in the canyon.

Record your in-kind contribution at this link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeP3ql0rrw89Y4kwe0jdvHsyt4Nhsh_RMtj0SmOCs1CqgbG2w/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

Any time you do mitigation work on your property, contract with others to do mitigation work, or spend money to harden your home against wildfires, please record those contributions.

You can come back to this link whenever you do additional work on your property.