Brian Maffly is a journalist in Utah, writing about public lands and the environment for the Salt Lake Tribune. Utah is home to amazing landscapes, like Cedar Mesa, San Rafael Swell and the Grand Staircase, which often overlie huge mineral deposits and harbor archaeological treasures. Managing these resources makes for great drama and Brian Maffly tells the stories behind big land-use decisions.
Follow Brian Maffly on Twitter @brianmaffly and Muck Rack muckrack.com/brian-maffly. Maffly is married to Diane Maggipinto, KUER-FM’s Morning Edition host, and they live in Salt Lake City with their kids. They spend a lot of time exploring the mountains and deserts.