News & Events

Legacy Parkway Truck Ban Public Meeting Jan. 16

07 January 2019
On Wednesday, January 16th 7 - 8:30 pm, join FRIENDS and a broad embrace of communities at Foxboro Elementary School (587 Foxboro Drive North Salt Lake) to find out more about what you can do to keep trucks from being allowed on the Legacy Parkway. A panel will be moderated…

Employment Opportunity: Education Coordinator

03 January 2019
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Seeking Education & Coordinator    

Weber River Symposium - Confluence 2019 - Tickets Available Now

18 December 2018
Please join the Weber River Partnership for Confluence 2019 - Our Annual Weber River Symposium This is our annual opportunity to come together as stakeholders in the Weber River Watershed and discuss emerging opportunities and challenges, and to learn about successes and accomplishments within the basin during the previous year.…

Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium Presentations Available Online

18 December 2018
If you missed any of the wonderful presentations at the Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium, they are now available online through the following link: Watershed Symposium Presentations

Inland port board opponents raise concerns about the project’s impact on Legacy Parkway truck ban

14 December 2018
By Taylor Stevens, Salt Lake Tribune Concerned about the impact a planned development in Salt Lake City’s westernmost area could have on a truck-free highway in Davis County, a group of community advocates urged the Inland Port Authority Board to support efforts to preserve the road as it is. In…

Gehrke: We shouldn’t squander Legacy Parkway’s special features before we know what we want it to be

12 December 2018
By Robert Gehrke, Salt Lake Tribune The notion behind the Legacy Parkway was for it to be kinder and gentler than the average highway. That’s evident in the noise-dampening asphalt, the 55 mph speed limit, and the bike paths and bridges that run along the road. There are also no…
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Why We Care

  • Somewhere there should be a place for artists and tourists—if no one else is interested—to watch the gulls wheel into a flaming sunset and to ripple their hands in the smooth brine.

    George Dibble, "Deserted Site Remains Tourist Artist Mecca," Salt Lake Tribune, 1961