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Alta is Mother Nature's Best Friend
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Alta is Mother Nature's Best Friend

| August 25th, 2018 | By Guest Blogger


Dig this! Alta plants about 7,000 tiny seedlings and tree saplings every year that set their roots into the mountain's stony soil. It's a tough life for the little plants, but they like it that way. They were born here.

In partnership with TreeUtah, Alta continues its aggressive revegetation program by planting another 1,500 saplings this year. It's planted 10,000 trees over five years -- and it annually plants thousands of wildflowers and shrubs. The work is done by enthusiastic community volunteers, Alta employees, and Alta's environmental staff.

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Alta Ski Area Wins NSAA Sustainable Slopes Grant
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Alta Ski Area Wins NSAA Sustainable Slopes Grant

| May 14th, 2015 | By Joe Johnson


“Alta was a clear winner for this year’s grant based on their pioneering work as a founding member of NSAA’s Climate Challenge, research expertise of their snow science department, unique position in the headwaters of Salt Lake City’s water supply watershed, and willingness to lead by example in preparing the ski industry for a changing climate,” said Judy Dorsey of Brendle Group.

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