What is a sense of place?
I have often asked myself this question in relation to places I find special. Mostly this question has been to my love for wilderness areas and being lost in a desert or canyon where I can barely comprehend the time and natural forces that created these landscapes. However, more recently I have begun thinking about the importance of place as it is related to my home community of Sugar House.
One of my favorite quotes comes from Wallace Stegner who stated “… talking about the knowledge of place that comes from working in it in all weathers, making a living from it, suffering from its catastrophes, loving its mornings or evenings or hot noons, valuing it for the profound investment of labor and feeling that you, your parents and grandparents, your all-but-unknown ancestors have put into it.” Read More →
Salt Lake City is hosting an information meeting on the contamination of the Sugar House plume located at the 21st & 21st corner to Sugar House Park.
November 12, 2014
Read the outreach letterplume_mtg sent to area residents by the City. Representatives from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality and the EPA will be in attendance to answer questions and provide more information.