News & Events

2019 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship Winners

22 April 2019
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake will award the 2019 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship in the Graduate Division to Clint Carney, Ph.D. Student in Water Policy and Human Dimensions at the Quinney School of Natural Resources at Utah State University. Carney's proposal, Bringing Great Salt Lake into Utah's Water Reallocation Conversation,…

Upcoming Events at Antelope Island

18 April 2019
Mark your calendars for these fun events coming up at Antelope Island State Park over the next few months! From astronomy to history to cycling, these are all great opportunities to visit Great Salt Lake and learn something new. April 19Full Moon HikeMost people hike Antelope Island during the day…

Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit May 28 through June 11, 2019 The City Library

10 April 2019
Join our FRIENDS at Great Salt Lake Audubon as they host the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards exhibit this May 28-June 11, 2019 at The City Library. More than 8,000 photos were entered into the National Audubon 9th annual contest. Come to see the 12 exceptional winning photographs that evoke the…

What's Next? Designing Legacy Parkway's Future

13 March 2019
If you are a resident, trail user, auto-commuter, birder or other concerned citizen, please join us for an evening of discussion and idea-generation focused on protecting our beloved Legacy Parkway. Despite significant effort put forth by Rep. Ballard, Sen. Weiler, co-sponsors, supporting municipalities, and organizational allies, HB 339 and SB…

Science & Society Brown Bag Series with Executive Director, Lynn de Freitas

12 March 2019
Please join us on Friday, March 15th from 12:30-1:20 at Weber State University's Lindquist Hall LH Room 280 for the Great Salt Lake Science & Society Brown Bag Seminar Series, featuring Executive Director, Lynn de Freitas, who will speak on "The Great Salt Lake Geopolitical Landscape."  Click here for more…

The Class V Provisions in the Solid and Hazardous Waste Act Should Not Be Deleted

06 March 2019
  The Class V Provisions in the Solid and Hazardous Waste Act Should Not Be Deleted For the Following Reasons:    The Legislature required higher standards for Class V for good reason.        The law has been in place over three decades to prevent Utah from becoming the…
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Why We Care

  • I was born and raised in Salt Lake City. The lake has always summoned a feeling of being a secret and obscure place, almost untouchable and surreal.

    Max Rosenzweig, Alfred Lambourne Prize Participant