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Local realtors present grant to Community Rebuilds
The South Eastern Utah Association of Realtors recently presented a $500 grant to Community Rebuilds of Moab. The grant, which was awarded through the organization’s Housing Opportunity Fund (UARHO...
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Grand County Credit Union looking to open Green River location soon
Ever since Key Bank closed its branch in Green River in June, residents of that community have been left without a financial institution. But the Grand County Credit Union (GCCU) will soon be allev...
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
    by Charli Engelhorn
    staff writer
    07.12.12 - 10:29 am

  • <b><i>Nature Conservancy goes solar... <br></b></i>
Gabe Stephens and Jason Gerding of Gardner-Energy install solar panels on the office roof of The Nature Conservancy’s Moab project office, 820 Kane Creek Blvd. The office recently transitioned from electric to solar power with the installation of the panels on Nov. 24. The project was made possible by a donation, according to a news release from The Nature Conservancy, who added that the conservation organization is “working to incorporate green initiatives in its everyday business, and contribute to reducing the impacts of climate change in the process.” Conservancy officials said that installing solar panels on some of the group’s properties will help lower the organization’s carbon footprint and offset costs. Officials estimated that the energy generated by the 28 260-watt panels will offset an estimated 19,000 pounds of carbon and help the organization trim an estimated $1,200 from its annual energy bill. The Moab solar project is the first of four that will be implemented by the Conservancy over the next year.
    Nature Conservancy goes solar...
    Gabe Stephens and Jason Gerding of Gardner-Energy install solar panels on the office roof of The Nature Conservancy’s Moab project office, 820 Kane Creek Blvd. The office recently transitioned from electric to solar power with the installation of the panels on Nov. 24. The project was made possible by a donation, according to a news release from The Nature Conservancy, who added that the conservation organization is “working to incorporate green initiatives in its everyday business, and contribute to reducing the impacts of climate change in the process.” Conservancy officials said that installing solar panels on some of the group’s properties will help lower the organization’s carbon footprint and offset costs. Officials estimated that the energy generated by the 28 260-watt panels will offset an estimated 19,000 pounds of carbon and help the organization trim an estimated $1,200 from its annual energy bill. The Moab solar project is the first of four that will be implemented by the Conservancy over the next year.
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