About Utah Diné Bikéyah – Round River Conservation Studies

Round River is dedicated to conservation strategies that preserve and restore wild places; to that end, they strive to develop and support traditions that sustain wildness. These efforts are anchored in the principles of conservation biology, supported by field research and community planning.

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From the blog

  • 10.28.13

    2013 Friends Award Winners Announced

    In a festive and rollicking awards ceremony on Saturday night, we announced our 2013 award winners. We started an annual awards program back in 2011 to recognize the excellent work being done by our partners across programmatic disciplines.  We’re happy to report that each year, competition for the awards has … read more

  • 08.21.13

    Friends Groups Weigh in on San Juan County

    At a recent public meeting in San Juan County, members of the Friends Grassroots Network brought dozens of members to weigh in with Congressmen Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz on the parameters of an omnibus public lands bill that would include conservation, recreation and development components.  The Utah Dine Bikeyah and Friends … read more

  • 10.11.11

    One-minute success stories from the Friends Rendezvous

    One of our favorite moments at the recent Friends Rendezvous in Indian Wells, CA actually consisted of several moments—when individual people stood up and told stories about their organization’s recent conservation successes, in one minute or less. Some of them were funny, poignant, even raucous. All were inspiring. They were … read more