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A Recipe For Extreme Organisms

28 June 2018
By Brian Switek Look at the Great Salt Lake and you might think of the vast body of water as lifeless. That’s far from the truth, of course. Not only is the Great Salt Lake home to an incredible number of brine shrimp - fodder for migrating birds looking to…

Register Now for the Dialogue on Collaboration: Great Salt Lake

11 June 2018
Register for the Dialogue on Collaboration June 21, 2018, 1:00 - 5:00 pm SJ Quinney College of Law, Level 6 The Great Salt Lake: What Can Collaboration Bring to the Table? Registration for the June Dialogue on Collaboration on "The Great Salt Lake: What Can Collaboration Bring to the Table?" closes June 13. Space is…

Video Archive of 2018 Issues Forum Now Available

07 June 2018
Click here to view any of the wonderful 2018 Issues Forum Presentations. Thank you again to our sponsors, speakers, and everyone who made this event a big briny success.   

May is the Month of the Bird, Governor Herbert Declares

01 May 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has declared May 2018 as the Month of the Bird in Utah. The declaration celebrates native and migratory birds making their way through Utah this time of year and the Beehive State’s remarkable landscapes and water resources that support them. “May is a…

Katherine Barrett, 2018 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship Winner

20 April 2018
Congratulations to Katherine Barrett, University of Notre Dame, winner of the 2018 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship for reasearch related to Great Salt Lake.  Katherine Barrett will be awarded the $1,000 scholarship during the 2018 Great Salt Lake Issues Forum on May 10 at the Fort Douglas Officers Club on the…

A Salt Lake Under Stress: Relationships Among Birds, Water Levels, and Invertebrates at a Great Basin Saline Lake

23 March 2018
Take a look at this article about Lake Albert just published in the scientific journal, Biological Conservation.  Biological Conservation, Volume 220 Nathan R.Senner Johnnie N.Moore  TrentSeager SteveDougill KeithKreuz Stanley E.Senner  Abstract: Saline lakes are threatened globally and provide critical habitat for a diverse array of migratory and breeding waterbirds. The ability of large…
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  • Great Salt Lake is a place where nothing is as it appears. It is a landscape of the imagination, where anything is possible.

    Terry Tempest Williams, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Advisory Board