For more information about the program or if you have questions, please contact the local Coordinator:

Kelli Gammons
UPDOG Coordinator
office: 435-865-8050
cell: 435-770-4885
fax: 435-865-8236
e-mail: kellitaylor@suu.edu

Office: Bennion Administration Building, Suite 111

Southern Utah University
351 W. University Blvd.
Cedar City, UT 84720


Kelli’s job is to coordinate actions taken by private and public entities aimed at recovering populations of the Utah Prairie Dog while allowing existing land uses and development growth to continue.  The position is supported by SUU and housed in Regional Services.  The principle partners include federal, state, and local agencies, research institutions, and municipalities.

Kelli was born in Nevada, educated in Colorado and Utah, worked on projects throughout the West, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa.