A report released by the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation touted that outdoor recreation in Utah contributes more than $12.3 billion to the economy and provides jobs for more than 100,000 people. Utah outdoor recreation also generates over $737 million in state and local tax revenues and provides over $3.9 billion in wages and salaries.
Leaf diseases have become a concern because of the cool, wet weather, as rain provides an efficient way for fungal and bacterial spores to spread. Fungal disease symptoms generally include irregular brown, yellow or black spots on leaves. If left unchecked, branches can also become infected. As the season progresses, the spots may turn into holes in the leaves.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, combined with a review of research and consultation with leading experts, found that financial well-being includes the following four elements:
As a parent, what would you say is your top goal for your children?
Determining when to plant a garden can be especially confusing in Utah’s unpredictable, varied climate where last-frost dates can vary by many days within just a few miles. Many experienced gardeners have planted and later lost their plants to frost.
In recent weeks reports of an infectious disease in deer and elk, known as chronic wasting disease, have been confirmed in 24 states including Utah. The media has subsequently dubbed CWD as “zombie deer disease.”
National Consumer Protection Week was March 3 – 9 and it offered a time to help people understand their consumer rights and make well-informed financial decisions. One important way to do this is to take steps to prevent identity theft.