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Red Butte Creek: Start Here

Research Guide for the University of Utah's riparian corridor.

Research Strategy

  • Red Butte Creek flows though the University of Utah  where it is used as a living laboratory.
  • Red Butte Creek is in the protected Jordan River watershed.
  • Federal government agencies regulate water quality and manage public lands in Red Butte Canyon including the Red Butte Canyon RNA.
  • Parks and Trails provide public access to Red Butte Creek. 
  • 2010 Oil Spill was a disaster that affected natural areas and human communities near Red Butte Creek.
  • Research & reporting offer information about the ecology and management of Red Butte Creek.
  • If you can't find what you need, Ask a Librarian.

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