News & Events

FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education Director Honored by USEE

10 May 2017
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake May 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education Director Honored by USEE   FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake is proud to announce that our Education and Outreach Director, Janessa Edwards, is the recipient of the 2017 Environmental Educator of the Year…

The 2017 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship goes to......

19 April 2017
Congratulations to Melody Lindsay, she is the 2017 scholarship recipient for her work entitled Effects of Changing Salinity on Microbialite-Associated Primary Producers and Secondary Consumers in Great Salt Lake. Click here to read her full proposal and for more information on the award ceremony to be held on May 18th,…

Art Exhibit Announcement

17 April 2017
  Great Salt Lake artist, Rosalie Winard's work, "Birds Don't Pay Taxes" (photography and video), will be shown along with work from Laura Hope Mason and Barbara Ellard at Finch Lane Gallery.  Opening Reception and Gallery Stroll on Friday, April 21, 6:00-9:00 pm Rosalie Winard's Gallery Talk on Friday, May 19…

Wild Science: Phalaropes on Great Salt Lake

04 April 2017
Enjoy this video of Great Salt Lake's migratory phalaropes: Click Here

Love Utah Give Utah 2017!

29 March 2017
Or as we like to call it... Love Great Salt Lake, GIVE GREAT SALT LAKE   https://loveutgiveut.razoo.com/story/Friends-Of-Great-Salt-Lake Invest in the future of our local natural resources! When you donate to FRIENDS, you're supporting our Lakeside Learning Field Trip Program! This program gets students out of the classroom and into the…
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Why We Care

  • We suggest that Great Salt Lake is a phenomenal asset to the state of Utah. Its mineral resources have been appreciated for almost 150 years. Brine shrimp are now appreciated because they are economically valuable. To only a very limited extent is the lake appreciated for tourism, for culture, for earth systems history and for education. 

    Scientific Review Committee, Comments to the Great Salt Lake Management Planning Team, 1999

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