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Help Protect Utah's New Wilderness and National Conservation Areas
Three distinct life zones come together in Utah’s southwestern corner -- the
Colorado Plateau, the Mojave Desert, and the Great Basin -- resulting in lands
that are among the most diverse and sensitive in all of Utah. Just over a year
ago, Congress passed legislation to protect 180,000 acres of these public lands
in Washington County; some lands were designated wilderness and others were
included in National Conservation Areas.