Choices for
the Future

The following scenarios were drafted by the Agriculture, Public Lands, and Recreation Action Team to represent possible outcomes for Utah’s outdoor recreation in 2050. The scenarios differed in the strategies used to respond to the increased use of recreational areas by Utah’s growing population and by the rising number of tourists. The scenarios were presented to the public as part of the Your Utah, Your Future survey in spring 2015.


The scenarios were titled Allosaurus, Bonneville Trout, Seagull, Sego Lily, and Quaking Aspen (the state fossil, fish, bird, flower, and tree):