Photo of Cedar Breaks
Cedar Breaks - Photograph by John Guyon

62nd Western International Forest Disease Work Conference (WIFDWC)

Cedar city, utah

R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Southern Utah University

September 8-12, 2014

Cedar City is in southwestern Utah, 250 miles south of Salt Lake City, and 180 miles north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. With a population over 29,000, it is the home of Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Utah Summer Games, the Neil Simon Theatre Festival, and other events. The climate in Cedar City is high desert at 1780 m (5800'). The field trip will extend above 3000 m (10,000'). The weather in September is variable, but commonly you can expect temperatures around 24 C (75 F) in town and 15 C (60 F) up on the plateau. Afternoon rain showers occur frequently.