British and American leaders signed the Migratory Bird Treaty a century ago. These days the Great Salt Lake plays an important role in carrying out the mission of that international treaty. Read more or listen here.
At twilight a wild and thrilling spectacle. . . . Dim and pale, the moon, the ghost of a dead world, lifted above the distant Wasatch peaks and stared at the acrid waters of a dead sea.
Alfred Lambourne, Our Inland Sea, 1887