News & Events

2016 Fall Fundraiser

11 October 2016
Join us on Thursday, October 27th at The Garden Place at This is The Place Heritage Park from 6:00 to 9:00 PM Get your tickets today!

Impact of Low Water on GSL Ecosystems and Economy

08 September 2016
Low water on the Great Salt Lake is raising concern. The worries are economic and ecological as the water dips close to the lowest level it’s ever been. Companies that mine minerals and salt from the Great Salt Lake have spent millions of dollars so far to adapt to the…

Dredging Update from Great Salt Lake Marina

25 August 2016
Read below for the latest update from Great Salt Lake Marina on the dredging efforts. Stay tuned for more information as FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake receives it.      DREDGING As many of you are aware of, Dredging went out for bid in July with a mandatory pre-bid meeting…

Great Salt Lake in Catalyst Magazine

22 August 2016
This month's issue of Catalyst Magazine features an article by Rob Lawrence entitled, Something Strange. You can read the entire article here!

Bird Treaty Centennial Highlights Importance of Great Salt Lake

18 August 2016
British and American leaders signed the Migratory Bird Treaty a century ago.  These days the Great Salt Lake plays an important role in carrying out the mission of that international treaty. Read more or listen here. 

Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium

02 August 2016
Abstracts due August 5, 2016 for Salt Lake County's 10th Annual Watershed Symposium. 
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Why We Care

  • Sunday evening in March 2016, our family visited Black Rock Beach to view the Great Salt Lake. My one year old son just loved running up and down the beach, and touching his toes in the salty water. It was evening and as the sun settled in the west, the lake came alive with previously hidden texture and beauty. We watched in awe as the magnificence of the lake reviled itself, and I just had to capture the moment with my camera.

    Julie Meadows, Alfred Lambourne Prize Participant