national parks http://kuer.org en Utah Symphony to Tour the Mighty 5 http://kuer.org/post/utah-symphony-tour-mighty-5 <p>The Utah Symphony and Opera will be taking their show on the road this summer, pairing live classical music with Utah’s natural landscape. In a new partnership with the Office of Tourism, the Symphony announced Tuesday it will be offering free open-air concerts at Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks this August.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:38:50 +0000 Andrea Smardon 44909 at http://kuer.org Utah Symphony to Tour the Mighty 5 Governor Expects Federal Government Will Repay Utah for National Parks Help http://kuer.org/post/governor-expects-federal-government-will-repay-utah-national-parks-help <p>Utah Governor Gary Herbert says he expects the federal government will reimburse the state for the money spent to keep its five National Parks open in the final days of the shutdown.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:03:25 +0000 Brian Grimmett 37228 at http://kuer.org Governor Expects Federal Government Will Repay Utah for National Parks Help Conservation Groups Call for Federal Protection of Utah's Parks http://kuer.org/post/conservation-groups-call-federal-protection-utahs-parks <p>Outdoor businesses and conservation groups are calling on the federal government to protect the land in and around Utah’s parks. 29 organizations sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama calling for lasting protections for state and national parks from overdevelopment.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 23:41:24 +0000 Andrea Smardon 27509 at http://kuer.org Conservation Groups Call for Federal Protection of Utah's Parks Utah Launches New Tourism Campaign http://kuer.org/post/utah-launches-new-tourism-campaign <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Utah Office of Tourism launched a brand new regional ad campaign today to help promote the state’s five national parks.</span></p><p>The $3.1 million dollar campaign will include TV commercials in major western markets like Los Angeles, Denver, and San Francisco as well outdoor and digital advertisements. Governor Gary Herbert was on hand for the launch. He says tourism has and will continue to help Utah’s economy.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 20:04:23 +0000 Brian Grimmett 26979 at http://kuer.org Utah Launches New Tourism Campaign