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Letters: Murdock Canal trail

Published: Sunday, Aug. 30 2015 2:58 a.m. MDT

Three girls run past a barn on the road that runs along side the Murdock Canal in Pleasant Grove.  The BOR has plans to enclose the 21-mile canal and put a trail on top of it. Tuesday, July 20, 2010. (Stuart Johnson, Deseret News) Three girls run past a barn on the road that runs along side the Murdock Canal in Pleasant Grove. The BOR has plans to enclose the 21-mile canal and put a trail on top of it. Tuesday, July 20, 2010. (Stuart Johnson, Deseret News)

Fifteen years ago while serving as mayor of Highland, I sat in meetings with other elected officials where we discussed the possibilities of a trail along the Murdock Canal. At the time this was nothing more than a dream but soon developed into a vision. I am so appreciative of the many individuals and organizations that caught the vision and made this trail a reality. Through those efforts we now enjoy a priceless amenity that will benefit generations to come.

This trail not only connects us physically but enhances our overall sense of community — inviting all to become better friends and neighbors. As evidenced here, working together for a common cause can produce amazing results.

Jess Adamson

Highland

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