REFUGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REFUGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) SLC says pain worth the gain in Miller Park’s restoration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211711-78/park-lake-phase-east.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211711-78/park-lake-phase-east.html.csp">SLC says pain worth the gain in Miller Park’s restoration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:25:30.422-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The owls are screeching in Salt Lake City’s east-side Miller Park Bird Refuge — and so are the backhoes. After months of consulting and clashing with neighbors and the Great Salt Lake Audubon over restoration plans for the park straddling Red Butte Creek, the city has begun work on a project that will thin out non-native trees, fortify stream banks and improve trails. But city officials have taken note of the discord and have amended their plan. Crews will remove fewer trees in the short term i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211711@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:25:30 MDT Op-ed: Refuge on Red Butte Creek getting help it needs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215798-82/park-native-tree-yalecrest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215798-82/park-native-tree-yalecrest.html.csp">Op-ed: Refuge on Red Butte Creek getting help it needs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lynn kennard Pershing</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:00:02.684-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Almost 80 years ago (1935), Yalecrest resident Minnie W. Miller, president of the Miller and Viele realty/livestock firm and owner of the famed Thousand Springs Farm in Idaho, donated two acres which, along with city property and property acquired from the Herrick Construction Co., established the Miller Bird Refuge and Nature Park in memory of her late husband, Lee Charles Miller, an influential leader in Utah and Idaho livestock and farm mortgage lender industry. The Miller Bird Refuge and Nat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215798@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:02 MDT