DWR Spread Seeds to Help Dollar Ridge Fire

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources have been keeping busy. Just this last month the DWR was involved in dropping tons of seed throughout areas that were affected by wildfire. One of those areas was the Dollar Ridge Fire site. According to Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative, the Dollar Ridge Fire Rehabilitation has a budget of $1,415,223.00 dollars and includes enough seed for 26,136 acres. Included in the budget is the cost of  ariel delivery, four weeks of youth crew to spray weeds, and for forest service to treat noxious weeds and to repair trail signage. Once the snow has melted away, these special seed mixes will help restore vegetation, benefiting wildlife and livestock that use our wild landscapes.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.