Tim Peterson

Utah Wildlands Program Director

Tim Peterson - Favorites

Plateau Favorites
  • The Abajo Mountains and Elk Ridge
  • Thousand Lake Mountain
  • Boulder Mountain
  • The San Rafael Swell
  • Red, White and Blue Canyons
  • Blondie’s Eatery in Hanksville, Utah
  • Teec Nos Pos Trading Post
Interests & Hobbies
  • Singing and playing guitar
  • Stone and found object sculpture
  • Gardening for food and flowers   
  • Vegetarian New Mexican cuisine
  • Strong coffee in the backcountry
  • Hiking and camping
  • Comedy podcasts
Little Known Facts
  • I grew 14 different varieties of chile pepper in 2015
  • I love classic cars from the 1960s and I own and drive my late grandma's ‘64 Ford Falcon Convertible
  • I am a fair mimic, and I love doing impressions – especially different regional Utah accents

Tim's Blog


Anti-monument Utah politicians can’t have it both ways. Say what you will in the court of public opinion; in the court of law, you’re legally bound to tell the truth.

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For now, the threat is not imminent development, but speculation on future fossil fuel drilling and coal and uranium mining.

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Whopper #1: Don’t worry, there won’t be oil and gas drilling or uranium mining in the lands cut from Bears Ears.

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