Welcome to Erin Mounce

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We are thrilled to welcome our newest Jordan River Commission team member, Erin Mounce.   Erin joined us at the first of this year as an Americorps member through the Utah Conservation Corps, and is serving as the JRC’s Volunteer and Environmental Education Coordinator.

Erin is a native New Yorker and avid outdoors person, who has found a new home in Utah and within the Jordan River Commission. She graduated in 2014 with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut. Since then she has worked around the country pursuing seasonal positions related to environmental education, trail maintenance and volunteer coordination.

Erin is excited to start working with volunteers within the Wasatch Valley and share in their enthusiasm for the Jordan River. We hope that you will consider joining Erin in monthly volunteer events along the Jordan River Parkway on the first Saturday morning of every month.  These monthly events will start in April and continue through November.

Feel free to reach out to Erin at jordanrivercommission@gmail.com with questions about volunteering or to schedule your own group volunteer event.

Urban Rangers Program

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We could not be more proud of the amazing work done this Fall by the Wasatch Front Urban Ranger Program at the University of Utah, Department of Parks Recreation and Tourism. Thanks to these students, volunteers and faculty for organizing and implementing this “trail hosting” effort on the Jordan River Trail. Thank you also to the National Park Service Challenge Cost Share Grant and the Jordan River Foundation for their generous financial support of this program.

 


 

 

Please take a few minutes to watch a short video about the project, available on YouTube in English and Español. Finally, you can also visit the Wasatch Front Urban Rangers Facebook page to meet the rangers and learn more.