News & Events

UDOT Considers an Alternative

11 October 2014
The Salt Lake Tribune reports there is hope in sight for an alternative to the West Davis corridor freeway.

Still Time To See The Alfred Lambourne Prize/Exhibit

06 October 2014
An exhibit of all visual submissions for the prize is on display through October 9, 2014 at Alderwood Fine Art. 641 East South Temple. Fox 13 reported on the art inspired by the Great Salt Lake. To recognize and celebrate local creativity - visual arts, writing, sound, and dance - inspired…

The American Avocet Migration Project

02 October 2014
Weber State University Zoology Professor John Cavitt and three of his students are doing ground breaking work on the migration of American Avocets. One of the birds they are tracking has already left GSL... click here to find out where they are headed!

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.    
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Why We Care

  • Much has been made of the tragic loss of rain forests in our hemisphere... But, in fact, because of their productivity of plant and animal matter rich in fats and proteins, freshwater marshes are the most productive ecosystems on Earth.

    Charles Potter, former Executive Director, North American Wildlife Foundation