Utah Lake: Facts, Fiction, Fun

Utah Lake: Facts, Fiction, Fun

By Utah Lake Commission
The official podcast for Utah Lake. Hosted by the Utah Lake Commission, this podcast discusses the facts, fiction and fun to do with Utah Lake. Topics include projects at the lake, answering questions and dispelling rumors, featuring popular recreation activities at the lake and more. Each episode aims to share the works and wonders of Utah Lake.
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Ep. 05 - Utah Lake Monster

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Ep. 07 - Provo River Delta Starts Construction
In this episode, we interview Melissa Stamp with the Provo River Delta Restoration Project. This project is an effort to recreate the Provo River delta as habitat for the endangered June Sucker fish. Efforts have been underway for over 2 decades, and they started construction in March 2020! Listen in for details on what exactly is happening this year and in future years, answers to frequently asked questions and benefits to the public from this project. 
24:10
March 26, 2020
Ep. 06 - Utah Famous Podcast interview
We were interviewed on the Utah Famous Podcast! Sam talked with Utah Famous hosts Jordan and Sarah about algae blooms, Utah Lake history, events happening this year at the lake and more! 
1:13:56
March 12, 2020
Ep. 05 - Utah Lake Monster
Sam discusses the history behind the Utah Lake Monster, covering sightings stretching back to the mid 1800's. He also discusses the Utah Lake Monster lesson from the Commission that qualifies for 4th grade curriculum, and some verified "monsters" caught at Utah Lake. ;) 
20:20
February 27, 2020
Ep. 04 - Walkara Way Conservation Project
Announcing a 1,000 acre open-space public park!!! We interviewed Jake Holdaway, the founder of the Walkara Way Conservation Project. This project is an effort to restore a 1,000 acre section of the Utah Lake shoreline in Orem. There are over 25 government entities working together with the private landowners to create this amazing park that will have trails, ponds, bird viewing towers and more. Listen in to get the preview on this project!
14:32
January 30, 2020
Ep. 03 - Why Recreate at Utah Lake
Why should you recreate at Utah Lake? It seems there's plenty of reasons not to, but today we're going to help you learn the truth about Utah Lake....it's amazing! Utah Lake Commission staff share some of their reasons why, but we also interview three individuals who use the lake themselves. Pat Scouten, an avid fisherman who's been coming to Utah Lake for over 60 years; Todd Frye, the owner of Bonneville School of Sailing who has been teaching people to sail on Utah Lake for over a decade; and Joe Arave with Epic Recreation, the concessionaire at Utah Lake State Park all have great things to say about Utah Lake.
26:58
January 23, 2020
Ep. 02 - Top 5 Questions about Utah Lake
In this episode, we address the top 5 questions we got about Utah Lake at an educational booth we did over the summer of 2019. The topics include: algae blooms, carp removal, the Utah Lake Restoration project, the Utah Lake Commission and the future of the lake. 
13:01
January 16, 2020
Ep. 01 - The Future of Utah Lake
Utah Lake Commission staff discuss the future of Utah Lake, breaking it up into four categories: Water Quality, Habitat and Wildlife, Recreational Access and Amenities and Transportation. Within those four categories there are several exciting restoration projects, trail plans, phragmites removal, marina upgrades and more.
28:32
January 10, 2020