Citizen Revolt: June 6 | Citizen Revolt | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Citizen Revolt: June 6 

Help clean up your Wasatch Front. Learn how to talk effectively about climate change. Plus, hear from SLC's mayoral candidates on the west side's development.

Pin It
Favorite
click to enlarge news_citizenrevolt1-1.png

OUTDOOR CLEAN UP
There are two events coming up where you can make a difference to the places you hike and play. Adopt a Crag wants you to protect the places you climb by working on trail and staging area improvements up Little Cottonwood Canyon. For a different experience, join Save Our Canyons at Weed Pluck aiming at those noxious weeds in our urban habitat. You might live in a city, but you are surrounded by a fragile beauty in the mountains and hills that could be lost unless you help protect it. Crag: Gate Buttress Parking Lot, 1.25 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon, Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free, bit.ly/2QAT3FJ. Weeds: Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, 801-585-0556, Thursday, June 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free, bit.ly/2QCvwE1.

ALL ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE
Do you ever wonder about climate deniers? Maybe you'd like to know how to talk to them or how to get through about the global threat of climate change. HEAL Utah and the national climate outreach project On the Road for Climate Action are sponsoring an evening of climate change education, advocacy and conversation. Founders Shahir Masri and Athina Simolaris have hosted interactive climate presentations in the United States and Canada, raising awareness about global warming and mobilizing activists. A Q&A follows the presentation. Church & State, 370 S. 300 East, Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8 p.m., free, bit.ly/2Qzjnjv.

WESTSIDE MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM
Everyone knows the west side of Salt Lake City gets no respect. Just look at where they put the new prison and plan to put the polluting machine called the inland port. So it's time to put the gaggle of candidates for Salt Lake mayor on the spot. Are they thinking about the westside? Where do they stand on development, lifestyle and environment? Hear the answers to these and more at the Westside Issues Forum, 2019 SLC Mayoral Candidates. Come see which of the eight prospective politicians are participating—Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla, David Garbett, Richard Goldberger, Christian Harrison, David Ibarra, Erin Mendenhall and Stan Penfold. Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, Thursday, June 13, 6-9 p.m., free, bit.ly/2EKFHlv.

Pin It
Favorite

More by Katharine Biele

  • Dark Times, High Hopes

    More locals lament the state of the First Amendment. Meanwhile, recent news is reason to celebrate. Plus, don't rejoice just yet for our environment.
    • Jun 12, 2019
  • Citizen Revolt: June 13

    Learn about more oil in Utah. Hear about the state's housing plans. Plus, find out how a carbon tax can help our environment.
    • Jun 12, 2019
  • Well, It's a Start

    Two new renewable energy initiatives are unveiled. What about those living the Medicaid nightmare in Utah? Plus, what happens when we get more highways for more cars.
    • Jun 5, 2019
  • More »

Latest in Citizen Revolt

  • Citizen Revolt: June 13

    Learn about more oil in Utah. Hear about the state's housing plans. Plus, find out how a carbon tax can help our environment.
    • Jun 12, 2019
  • Citizen Revolt: May 30

    Join the rally downtown as Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits. Learn how to address violence around native populations. Plus, hear mayoral candidates share their thoughts on transportation.
    • May 29, 2019
  • Citizen Revolt: May 23

    Check out a traveling 9/11 exhibit. Attend a Stonewall Riot documentary screening. Plus, learn some ins and outs of the country's budget.
    • May 22, 2019
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • Citizen Revolt: Aug. 30

    Learn about the benefits of dark skies, embrace skateboard diplomacy and get the latest on Utah's nuclear threat.
    • Aug 29, 2018
  • Meet The Candidates

    Real Women Run, Million Mask March and more.
    • Nov 1, 2017

© 2019 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation