News & Events

Community Forum on the Inland Port Feb. 2

16 January 2019
Join us for a FREE community meeting. February 2 9 AM - 1:30 PM The Zion Building at the Utah State Fair Park (155 North 1000 West), Salt Lake City You're invited to a free community forum that will examine the ecological and community impacts of the proposed Utah inland…

Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship Applications Now Open

16 January 2019
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake established the Doyle W. Stephens scholarship to celebrate Stephens' remarkable scientific contributions toward understanding the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem. This scholarship provides support to undergraduate or graduate students engaged in new or on-going research that focuses on Great Salt Lake and its ecosystem. For 2019,…

Legacy Parkway Truck Ban Public Meeting Jan. 16

07 January 2019
On Wednesday, January 16th 7 - 8:30 pm, join FRIENDS and a broad embrace of communities at Foxboro Elementary School (587 Foxboro Drive North Salt Lake) to find out more about what you can do to keep trucks from being allowed on the Legacy Parkway. A panel will be moderated…

Employment Opportunity: Education & Outreach Director

03 January 2019
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Seeking Education & Outreach Director Education & Outreach Director FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake (FRIENDS) is a membership-based, non-profit organization that strives to preserve and protect the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the…

Weber River Symposium - Confluence 2019 - Tickets Available Now

18 December 2018
Please join the Weber River Partnership for Confluence 2019 - Our Annual Weber River Symposium This is our annual opportunity to come together as stakeholders in the Weber River Watershed and discuss emerging opportunities and challenges, and to learn about successes and accomplishments within the basin during the previous year.…

Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium Presentations Available Online

18 December 2018
If you missed any of the wonderful presentations at the Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium, they are now available online through the following link: Watershed Symposium Presentations
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Why We Care

  • The lake is elemental. It seems to arise from creation itself, the embodiment of Aristotle's classical concept of matter and the universe: earth, air, fire, and water. Seen in this ethereal light -- the gloom of dusk lit by fiery sunlight, alien and snow-covered, leaking water and struggling to exist -- it connects to secret and ancient things. Aristotle's insight may have come to him in a dream, and the dream surely looked like this.

    Thomas Horton, Alfred Lambourne Prize Participant