445 Lbs. of debris were removed from in and around  the pond on 7-13, 2013 with volunteers.


This project is designed to improve conditions for the birds and other wildlife residing in Sugar House Park. The public interaction with this environment impacts the quality of  Wildlife and the publics safety of a contained water feature in an urban area. We intend to protect the interest of wildlife and inform the patrons of the park of the responsibility to keep this park clean.

The 2014 Sugar House Project began operations in April with monitoring every 48 to 68 hours of bird populations, behavioral patterns and observations for illness, conflict or hazards to birds. Please consider becoming a sponsor or volunteer. This years donors and sponsors were:


  • Darden Foundation, Red Lobster and The Olive Garden
  • Intermountain Farmers Association, SLC.
  • United Way of Salt Lake,
  • Utah PaperBox,
  • Alchem Environmental,
  • Losee Architects,
  • Sugar House Park Authority,
  • Bureau of Chemical and Environmental Testing,
  • Starbucks Coffee,
  • Reams grocery,
  • Smiths Food & Drug.

 



The 2013 project officially ended on September 12 with positive results and no birds died during the coarse of the project. We want to thank all the volunteers and sponsors that participated, You have made a difference!
                           

  • Darden Foundation and The Olive Garden,
  • Intermountain Farmers Association SLC,
  • United Way of Salt Lake,
  • Utah PaperBox,
  • Alchem Environmental,
  • Losee Architects,
  • Sugar House Park Authority,
  • Bureau of Chemical and Environmental Testing,
  • And all the volunteers.

                                                                                       THANK YOU.




2014 Tally Sheet


  • April 30 began Water and Air testing (W&A)
  • May's testing showed high levels of Coliforms,
  • June tests confirm E-coli levels in excess of DWQ standards,
  • June 21, Physical Clean-up project starts weekly.
  • 155 Lbs. of debris recovered on day 1 from around the pond.
  • Sept. 9, Heavy storm with hail kills 20 ducks and leaves many others injured and acceptilate to dieses.
  • Sept. 20, 7 ducks recovering from parasitic infestations and tally of 52 total fatalities since Sept. 9



2014 Stats & Facts


  • June 21, 9 volunteers, 18 labor hours, 155 Lbs Debris recovered.
  • June 28, 5 volunteers, 12.5 labor hours, 27 Lbs. Debris recovered
  • July 5, 3 volunteers, 6 labor hours, 39 Lbs. trash
  • July 12, 4 volunteers, 6.5 hours, 49 Lbs. of trash
  • July 19, 4 volunteers, 6 hours, 10 Lbs. of small particulates
  • July 26, 12 volunteers, 25 hours, 43 Lbs. of  trash and  77 Lbs of storm debris
  • Aug 2,  3 volunteers, 3 hours, 9Lbs. of trash.
  • Aug 9,  2 volunteers, 3.5 hours, 11 Lbs. of trash.
  • Aug 16, 2 volunteers, 2 hours, assessments of birds.
  • Aug 23, 2 volunteers, 5 hours, 13 Lbs. of trash, 80 Lbs. of storm debris.
  • Aug 30, 2 volunteers, 4.5 hours, 19 Lbs. of trash, 30 Lbs. of storm debris.
  • Sept 6, Cancelled
  • Sept 13, 5 volunteers, 10 hours, 32 Lbs. of trash, 48 Lbs. of storm debris.
  • Sept 20, 7 volunteers, 14 hours, 21 Lbs of trash. 3 birds recovered.
  • Sept 27,  7 volunteers, 14 hours, 17 Lbs. of trash, 130 Lbs. of storm debris. 
  • Oct. 11, 8 volunteers, 18 hours, 37 Lbs. of trash, 118 Lbs. of storm debris.
  • Oct. 13, Final tests and assessments of project.



 A full public disclosure of the findings and their resolve are now available, send your request to mail@asaputah.org


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