Inspiring Conservation Through Recreation
UTOPIA TV
We live in a utopia called Utah. There are an endless number of outdoor adventures that inspire all those who partake; people come from all over the world to explore our legendary landscapes. But this Utopia may be changing. Many forces exist acting against the preservation of these precious places. Come along as we share fun ways to access this UTopia, get expert advice on healthy living, stories about the lives of the critters who live here, and the role you can play to ensure these places persist.

Season 2 - Full Episodes

Tune in on Sundays at 8:30am on Channel 14 KJZZ Salt Lake City.

Season 1 - Full Episodes

Click on the links below to see a previously aired episode.

Episode 9 | The Economics of Escalante

In 2017 the Outdoor Retailer Show pulled out of their 20 year relationship with Utah by changing the location of their show to anywhere but Utah. Why? Because the governor and his cohorts in the state legislature passed a resolution asking the president to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument Designation and shrink the size […]
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Episode 8 | The Great Puppy Rescue & Mountain Biking the Wasatch Crest Trail

Over 60 dogs and 20 cats were saved on this mission to the southern border and the four corners area where stray dogs roam the streets looking for food and shelter. Abandoned pets is a huge problem in this economically strapped area and so a group led by Nuzzles & Co and Mark Miller Subaru […]
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Episode 7 | Taking Stock in Fish & The Tour of Utah Featuring Rob Squire

Go fish. That’s our message in this episode as we followed the marine fisheries biologists from the Utah Department of Wildlife as they assessed and stock fish around the state. AND take a Tour of Utah in the most famous road bike race of the year in our state as we visit with local competitor, […]
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Episode 6 | Farms for Sale & Fly Fishing the Green River

Utah loses farmland at a rate of 30-acres per day. Come along as we visit with one of Utah's first organic CSAs and explore ways you can help support local farmers. Featuring interviews with Wendy Fisher (Utah Open Lands) and John Borski (Borski Farms.) AND Come along as we float and flyfish the Green River. […]
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Episode 5 | Quagga Mussel Invasion & Mountain Biking the Wasatch Crest Trail

The word "Quagga" sounds exotic and that's because it is! These critters should not be in Utah's waters and so far the Department of Wildlife Resources has kept the invasion to a minimum. Learn how you can keep this multi-million dollar menace away from our waters! AND Mountain Biking the Wasatch Crest Trail is our […]
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Episode 4 | The Toxic Troposphere & Fifth Water Hot Springs

Air quality is always a top concern when people are surveyed around Salt Lake City and Provo. This is why we will continue to provide updates to our audience on the studies being conducted and the policies being debated and implemented in regards to air quality. In this episode we fly high above the valley […]
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Episode 3 | Earth Day with Brock Evans & Kayaking the Bear

We celebrate the founding of Earth Day as we visit with the legendary Brock Evans. Over a 40-year career Brock lobbied on behalf of conservation issues for the Sierra Club, Audubon and his newest organization, the Endangered Species Coalition, and he is responsible for the protection of Canyonlands National Park and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, […]
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Episode 2 | Ancient Artwork Under Fire & Autumn Goes Paragliding

Ancient Artwork Under Fire & Autumn Goes Paragliding Do you know the difference between a petroglyph and a pictograph? Do you know where the best rock art in Utah is located? Did you know that there is rock art that is almost 2000 years old near Lake Mountain? And did you know people are shooting […]
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Episode 1 | Greatest Snow on Earth & Hiking Little Wild Horse

Do we have the "Greatest Snow on Earth". There is one place that may have better powder skiing. Where you ask? We interview the author of "Secrets to the Greatest Snow on Earth", Jim Steenburgh (professor of meteorology and the University of Utah) to discover the answer! AND Little Wild Horse slot canyon is not […]
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