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USFR Organization Spotlight: HawkWatch International

07 July 2015

HawkWatch International works to protect hawks, eagles, owls and other birds of prey through scientific research, long-term monitoring, and public education. Increase your raptor knowledge and identification skills by attending one of our free community education programs, or take part in raptor conservation by volunteering for one of our citizen science projects and participating in field biology. Browse our community calendar and learn more about volunteer opportunities at Follow us for the latest in raptor news and stunning raptor photography on Facebook at /Hawkwatch, Instagram @floatingfeather, or Twitter @hawkwatchint.

The Eide Bailly Resourcefullness Award 2015

24 June 2015

Submissions are now open for the $10,000 Eide Bailly Resourcefullness Award, recognizing creative and sustainable revenue initiatives. Learn more on the award website.

USFR Annual Report

23 June 2015

2015.06 USFR Annual Report 2015 FINALOur Annual Report (formerly our bi-annual Newsletter) for fiscal year 2014-2015 is now available. Take a read!

A big thanks to all of our USFR members and event sponsors for a successful year!


USFR Organization Spotlight: Four Corners School

27 May 2015

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education was founded in 1984 with a mission to create lifelong learning experiences about the natural and cultural treasures of the Colorado Plateau for people of all ages and backgrounds through conservation, adventure, service, and education programs.

Located in Monticello, Utah, Four Corners School of Outdoor Education offers exciting programs, field trips, and tours. In November 2015, the organization will be opening their Canyon Country Discovery Center campus, a portal to place-based learning about the Colorado Plateau with a new type of exhibits known as learning stations, trails, programs, and much more.

USFR Organization Spotlight: Tracy Aviary

12 May 2015

Located in Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Tracy Aviary offers exciting bird shows, beautiful exhibits, and is an accessible, enjoyable place for families to enjoy.

Join the Aviary this Saturday, May 9th, for the Urban Bird Festival, from 9:00am- 6:00pm. This all-day event features tons of local vendors, food, fun activities, and opportunities to learn and explore the birds and environment around you. The Festival also features an Urban Market with local vendors, an art gallery, a Learning Lawn for nonprofits, classes, and Tracy Aviary’s awe-inspiring tours, bird encounters, games, trainings, and more. This is a festival you won’t want to miss!

AFP Utah Accepting Board Submissions

12 May 2015

Make your AFP Utah membership more meaningful.

Nominations now open for AFP Utah's 2018 Board of Directors

Are you interested in getting more involved with AFP Utah and making your membership more meaningful? In the nonprofit sector, we all know that volunteers are vital to our success. The same is true for AFP Utah!

We are looking for fund raising professionals to potentially serve on the AFP Utah Board and on AFP Utah committees. Consider joining our fun group of volunteers who make sure that AFP Utah continues to be the premiere place for fund raising training and networking in Utah.

There are several opportunities to serve on the committees that plan our programming, support our membership, and ensure that our organization is running smoothly. Volunteer today and you will find that your service makes your AFP Utah membership even more meaningful.

Contact Jessie Strike, Nominations Chair, at to express your interest today!