News & Events

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…

Drought is Shrinking the Great Salt Lake

14 August 2014
A report from KUER FM 90.1. Click here to read...
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Why We Care

  • "Great Salt Lake is a special place. There is nothing else like it. Do we really want to imagine a time when we have to say "I remember when there used to be a big salty lake out there?" Can we really be so disconnected from our landscape that we fail to act before it's too late? We must protect this resource, this place of life and reflection."

    Janessa Edwards, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education and Outreach Director