News & Events

The American Avocet Migration Project

02 October 2014
Weber State University Zoology Professor John Cavitt and three of his students are doing ground breaking work on the migration of American Avocets. One of the birds they are tracking has already left GSL... click here to find out where they are headed!

Cleaning Up the Great Salt Lake

20 September 2014
Fox 13 news reports 1,800 pounds of trash were removed at Great Salt Lake during the Internationa Coastal Clean Up.  

A Fight for the Great Salt Lake

19 September 2014
A news clip reporting on water officials and a nonprofit group that are squaring off about a proposal which could have a real impact on the Great Salt Lake.

U of U Researchers Study Ozone

06 September 2014
Researchers study the ozone and the unique role the Great Salt Lake plays in the formation and movement of ozone, reports KSL news.    

Receding Shorelines

25 August 2014
Water records are at all time low, reports The Deseret News.

International Coastal Cleanup

14 August 2014
Trash on our shorelines is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife and local economies. Great Salt Lake is the closest thing we have to an ocean, so lets help clean it up! Join the worlds largest volunteer effort for our oceans, waterways and lakes by…
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Why We Care

  • We live along the shores of something GREAT - Great Salt Lake.

    And whether we preceive it or not

    During its relatively short life as a remnant of ancient Lake Bonneville

    It has affected all of us.

    From the ancients who lived in the Great Salt lake wetlands

    To the growing populations of today and tomorrow

    The Lake affect continues to modify, influence and impress our lives.

     

    Lynn de Freitas, FRIENDS Executive Director

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