News & Events

Reservoirs Filling Fast

23 May 2017
  SALT LAKE CITY — It happened last week to Deer Creek and Causey and will likely happen at East Canyon sometime this week. Northern Utah reservoirs that for five years struggled to fill are now emptying water through spillways, structures specifically built to control the safe release of floodwaters…

FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education Director Honored by USEE

10 May 2017
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake May 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education Director Honored by USEE   FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake is proud to announce that our Education and Outreach Director, Janessa Edwards, is the recipient of the 2017 Environmental Educator of the Year…

The 2017 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship goes to......

19 April 2017
Congratulations to Melody Lindsay, she is the 2017 scholarship recipient for her work entitled Effects of Changing Salinity on Microbialite-Associated Primary Producers and Secondary Consumers in Great Salt Lake. Click here to read her full proposal and for more information on the award ceremony to be held on May 18th,…

Art Exhibit Announcement

17 April 2017
  Great Salt Lake artist, Rosalie Winard's work, "Birds Don't Pay Taxes" (photography and video), will be shown along with work from Laura Hope Mason and Barbara Ellard at Finch Lane Gallery.  Opening Reception and Gallery Stroll on Friday, April 21, 6:00-9:00 pm Rosalie Winard's Gallery Talk on Friday, May 19…
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