Current Projects

Redwood Nature Area & Little Confluence

The Foundation is collaborating with Salt Lake County on restoration and improvements at the Redwood Nature Area and Little Confluence comprising 80 acres. The project removed invasive species, restored wetlands, reseeded areas with native vegetation, planted trees, and installed trail head parking, trails, and interpretive signage to enhance conservation literacy amongst visitors to the project sites. Cost for this project is over $550,000.

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Wetlands at Redwood Nature Area
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Habitat Patches

Activities to improve ecosystem integrity include cleaning garbage from the river and installing riparian “habitat patches” along the river corridor. Several locations for riparian habitat patch installation were identified and site preparation was done with Utah Conservation Corps crews during July, 2015.

The funding provided by the Jordan River Foundation was used to purchase plants and provide instruction for a group of Eagle Scouts and members of the Water Environment Association of Utah for a planting event that we held on the Legacy Nature Preserve on August 8, 2015. Approximately 25 people participated in the event, which was one of several events conducted along the Lower Jordan River in 2015.

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Wetlands at Redwood Nature Area
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