Mike Popejoy

Utah Public Lands Director

Mike Popejoy - favorites

Favorite Plateau Species
  • Beardlip penstemon
  • Alligator juniper
  • Piñon jay
  • Pronghorn antelope
  • Mountain running
  • Canyon exploring
  • Banjo picking
Favorite Books
  • Ethics by Baruch Spinoza
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
  • Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

Mike's Blog


You have the opportunity to comment on how you think some of the most beautiful landscapes in Utah should be managed into the future.

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New management plans for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument allow destructive pinyon and juniper removal projects to "improve" the land for cattle.

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Pinyon jays recover their cached pine nuts about 95 percent of the time.

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