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  • Cache Valley Daily Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2022

    Brian Steed leaving Utah's DNR to return to USU

    Utah State University graduate Brian Steed, who has been leading Utah’s Department of Natural Resources, is leaving DNR to become the first Executive Director of Utah State University’s Janet Quinney Lawson Institute for Land, Water and Air.

    He reports July 1 to take over at the Institute, which is a new creation.

    “We’re really grateful for the Janet Quinney Lawson family for their willingness to help stand it up,” Steed says. “But there is a real need.

    Utah State has been at the forefront of doing a ton of great research

    “Utah State has been at the forefront of doing a ton of great research and what this institute hopes to do is connect that great research with the policy makers and deciders at the state level and at the local level and even at the national level to make sure we get the best policy possible.”

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