News & Events

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…

Wild Science: Phalaropes on Great Salt Lake

04 April 2017
Enjoy this video of Great Salt Lake's migratory phalaropes: Click Here

Love Utah Give Utah 2017!

29 March 2017
Or as we like to call it... Love Great Salt Lake, GIVE GREAT SALT LAKE   https://loveutgiveut.razoo.com/story/Friends-Of-Great-Salt-Lake Invest in the future of our local natural resources! When you donate to FRIENDS, you're supporting our Lakeside Learning Field Trip Program! This program gets students out of the classroom and into the…

Alfred Lambourne Arts Prize Open for Submissions

02 March 2017
The Alfred Lambourne Prize is open for submissions in four artistic categories: visual art, literary art, sound, and movement. Submit here between March 1 and May 15.  In 2014, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake established The Alfred Lambourne Prize, an annual recognition and celebration of regional creativity inspired by our…

2017 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship - APPLY NOW

16 January 2017
Click here for the online application The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017   FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake (FoGSL) is seeking applicants for the 2017 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship provides support to undergraduate or graduate students engaged in new or on-going research. This $1,000 scholarship…

New Year Update from Urmia Lake

06 January 2017
Dear Friends On behalf of Urmia Lake Restoration Program, I wish you and your dears a very happy new year. Hope you have a great time ahead. The following greetings card is the photo of Flamingos in Urmia Lake.   I would like to use this opportunity to update you…
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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