Alta Summer Stewardship Events - We are gearing up for another busy summer of stewardship work and we would love your help! We will be busy with invasive weed removals, a Memorial Tree & Seedling Planting, and the second annual Alta Trail & Restoration Day. Click here  for dates and details.
National Trails Day is June 1st!  Volunteer to help improve our Wasatch trails through trail building, maintenance, litter clean-up, and invasive weed removal. It will still be snowy in Alta, but we encourage you to support the Wasatch Legacy Project Trails Day effort connecting the Bonneville Shoreline Trail with the Mount Olympus Trail. Click here  for more information.
Love UT Give UT  - held 3/22. THANK YOU so much to Alta and Snowbird Ski Areas as well as the Community Foundation of Utah. The "Alta Project" raised a total of $5,650.28 and the "LCC Project" raised a total of $2,730.28.
Utah's Wasatch Range: Four Season Refuge by Howie Garber  with essays by: Mayor Ralph Becker, Jeff Niermeyer, Stephen Trimble, and FOA's own Jen Clancy. We have a healthy stock of books to sell and they make fabulous gifts!
Lee Cohen, Alta Magic - FOA essay included
Alta Portrait Photobook Project by Stephen Gelb
Patsey Marley Hill Subdivision
May 2011 Update: Currently, depositions are being conducted for a lawsuit resulting from the Town of Alta’s (TOA) denial of a 10-lot subdivision proposal for the 26-acre Patsey Marley property; the lawsuit also names Salt Lake City as a defendant. The TOA’s denial was based on a lack of compliance with ordinance requirements that included, but were not limited to, the access of culinary water to/from the site. This is the most immediate in a series of development-related challenges facing the TOA. Were this proposed development to be approved, other private property owners in Albion Basin would likely see a precedent and attempt to follow suit, thus threatening the Town’s protective zoning regulations. Albion Basin is home to dozens of private in-holdings; further development of these areas could damage the culinary watershed and aesthetic qualities of this natural landscape. We expect a long road ahead and need your help.
On Monday December 14, 2009 a lawsuit was issued to the Town of Alta and Salt Lake City by the Shrontz Estate. November 12, 2009: Alta Town Council unanimously denied the Patsey Marley Hil subdivision application submitted by the Shrontz Estate.
12/18/2009 SL Tribune Artcle: Sides point fingers in Alta lawsuit 
11/13/2009 SL Tribune Article: Alta Stops Albion Basin Subdivision 
10/18/2009 SL Tribune Article: Alta homes proposal favors few over many 
10/1/2009 SL Tribune Article: Alta Debates open space, houses 
9/4/2009 SL Tribune Article: Private Water line could serve Alta Subdivision 
8/28/2009 SL Tribune Article: Proposed Homes would Benefit Alta 
8/18/2009 SL Tribune Article: Joe would say no to Albion Basin development
8/15/2009 SL Tribune Article: Upscale homes proposed near Alta's Albion Basin 
Friends of Alta, Board of Director's member Ted Wilson has accepted Governor Gary R. Herbert's invitation to join the Governor's staff as a senior advisor on environmental matters. Click here for press release  or here for the SL Tribune Article on 11/4/2009 .
Wasatch Canyons Master Plan Update
Glass recycling services are now available in the town of Alta by Glass Planet.
Email GlassPlanet@q.com  or call 801.707.6383 for details.