Reflections on our 20th Anniversary!
What a great year it has been...
From our “Call to Binoculars” in 1994 to our “Call for a Conservation Pool for the Lake” in 2010, we’ve definitely made a difference.
We’ve made tremendous strides forward in building awareness and appreciation of the Lake. We’ve created valuable tools and shaped important policies to address water quality protection. And we’re even getting a better handle on the “balancing act” of resource development while maintaining the ecological integrity of the system.
FRIENDS is particularly proud of the programs that we have developed in support of these efforts-
More than 19,000 - 4th grade students experienced the ooids and brine of Great Salt Lake through our Lakeside Learning Field Trips that began 14 years ago.
Last May our 10th Biennial Great Salt Lake Issues Forum continued to promote opportunities to explore the complexities involved in research, management and planning for the Lake.
The 12th Doyle Stephens Scholarship was awarded in 2014 to support research on Great Salt Lake systems by students at the university level.
And in September 2014 , the First Annual Alfred Lambourne Prize was awarded to celebrate creative expression within our community inspired by our Inland sea.
But we can do more. And we will.
-FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake