Utah deserves to be ranked among the most beautiful locations on planet. Utah has a diverse climate from the stark deserts in the south and west to high alpine meadows in the Wasatch and Uintahs. Here is a short collection web sites that focus on the nature and environment.
You will find recreational sites in the outdoors directory, and sites fighting to preserve Utah from the short sighted development that is working to turn the state in a suburb of LA.
Wasatch Audubon Society: Ogden, Utah (www.wasatchaudubon.org) Headquarted in Ogden, the Wasatch Audubon has information on all the birds in the state, including bird sighting reports, and a puzzle aerie.
Round River (www.roundriver.org) Named after an essay by Aldo Leopald, Round River is an research and education organization formulating bioregionally based conservation strategies for the preservation and restoration of wild places.
Earthquake Hazards Program (earthquake.usgs.gov) - review Information from the USGS on earthquakes in Utah. The site includes maps, histories, fault information and geographic hazards.
Utah Lepidopterists' Society (www.utahlepsociety.org) - review The Utah Lepidopterists' Society is a non-profit educational and scientific organization dedicated to the study and enjoyment of all aspects of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) of Utah.
Explore the Underwater World (www.webscuba.net) Learn to SCUBA or snorkel and explore the underwater world. See aquatic life on their terms--eye to eye, in the water. Just because we're in the desert, doesn't mean that there aren't interesting things to see and explore underwater.