News & Events

An Invasive Grass is Choking Utah Wetlands

14 August 2014
Phragmites are not friends to Utah's wetlands. 

20th Anniversary Gala

13 August 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014!  Buy Tickets Celebrating 20 Years of Protecting the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem! Join us on Thursday, October 23rd from 6-9 p.m. at the Rico's Warehouse. 545 West 700 South, Salt Lake City. Since 1994, FRIENDS has been working to preserve and protect the Great Salt Lake…

Great Salt Lake Resolution Passes Legislature!

18 March 2014
Click here to read the resolution. Many thanks to those who worked hard to recognize the Lake formally!
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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