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5 days ago

Friends of Alta

Spend your summer up at Alta! We are currently looking for our 2018 Summer Bill Levitt Fellow. The summer fellowship mainly consists of environmental stewardship work, scientific data collection, and outreach with the public. Applications are due June 4th! For more information follow the link below to see the full job posting:
friendsofalta.org/bill-levitt-fellowship/
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2 weeks ago

Friends of Alta

Tomorrow is the last day of the Alta Gala online auction! Follow the link below to make your bids. Bidding closes tomorrow, May 15th at 9:50pm MST. Happy bidding!
altagala2018.afrogs.org/#/browse/onlineItems/all/all/Alta Gala online auction is now open! Participate today to help support Alta's three non-profits, auction ends May 15th. Follow the link below to start bidding!
altagala2018.afrogs.org
Alta Community Enrichment Alta Historical Society Alta Gala
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2 weeks ago

Friends of Alta

4 tickets to see Kimbra at the Urban Lounge
BIDDING STARTS AT $32 VALUE $80
Bidding ends May 15th
Bid here:
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2 weeks ago

Friends of Alta

Don't forget to check out our online auction for the Alta Gala! We have a lot of amazing items available including backpacks, artwork, and much more! All proceeds benefit Alta's three nonprofits. Auction ends May 15th! Follow the link below to start bidding today!
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4 weeks ago

Friends of Alta

Alta Gala online auction is now open! Participate today to help support Alta's three non-profits, auction ends May 15th. Follow the link below to start bidding!
altagala2018.afrogs.org
Alta Community Enrichment Alta Historical Society Alta Gala
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1 month ago

Friends of Alta

Alta Environmental Center is currently taking applications for their 2018 Summer Intern! Follow the link below to submit today, applications are due May 4th.

Learn more about this opportunity: bit.ly/2HczlLJ

Apply today: bit.ly/2HbVLN2Alta Environmental Center is currently hiring for a Summer Stewardship Internship. As an intern, you will be a representative, teacher, and land steward. You'll also be learning about Alta’s sensitive alpine ecosystem, sustainability efforts, work with dedicated volunteers, visitors, and partners. The position closes May 4th. #aec #greenalta

Learn more about this opportunity: bit.ly/2HczlLJ

Apply today: bit.ly/2HbVLN2
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1 month ago

Friends of Alta

Public Meeting Notice - Learn about upcoming changes to the Summer Program, this Thursday at the Albion Grill from 6 - 7pm. The Forest Service will implement a pilot solution during the summer of 2018 in which Alta Ski Lifts will take over management of the Albion Basin under their current Special Use Term Permit. Alta Ski Lifts will manage visitor services, including traffic management, and maintain roads, trails, trailheads and trailhead facilities as part of their summer operations. ... See MoreSee Less

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2014 Program Accomplishments

Protecting Lands

  • Feb. 2014: parcel in Cecret Lake area was purchased and conserved
  • Nov. 2014: parcel in Albion Alps subdivision was purchased and conserved
  • Actively participated in, and positively influenced the Town of Alta zoning updates for building height and coverage in the base facility zone – generally the area from the cat shop to the Peruvian Lodge.

Growing Support

Stewardship

  • Invasive Weed Removal Program
    • 6 volunteer events with 40 bags of invasive weeds pulled
    • Bill Levitt Fellow Summer totals: 51.5 hours and 25 bags
  • Planted 6 memorial trees and 100 seedlings in Albion Basin
  • Little Cottonwood Creek Zinc Remediation
    • Completed 319 non-point source grant with the State of Utah and EPA

Research/Education

  • Alta Bird Surveys
    • New partnership with Tracy Aviary and Alta Environmental Center to conduct breeding and resident bird surveys in Alta
    • Bird feeding station installed outside FOA office