News & Events

New Report on Potential Costs of Declining Water Levels in Great Salt Lake

21 November 2019
  Assessment of Potential Costs of Declining Water Levels in Great Salt Lake.pdf This November 2019 report was prepared by ECONorthwest and Martin & Nicholson Environmental Consultants for the Great Salt Lake Advisory Council, with substantial assistance received from local experts including FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake's Executive Director Lynn…

November & December Events at Antelope Island

19 November 2019
Check out these upcoming events and plan your next visit to Antelope Island! Thanks to our FRIENDS at Antelope Island State Park for hosting and organizing these fun opportunities to learn more about the Island's unique history and ecology.     November & December 2019 - Every Friday and Saturday…

GSL Audubon's Fall Forum: Irreplaceable Ecosystems in the West

05 November 2019
Please join Great Salt Lake Audubon for their annual Fall Forum. This year they will present "Irreplaceable Ecosystems in the West", an informative and entertaining evening with several National Audubon experts!  What: Irreplaceable Ecosystems in the WestWhen:  Thursday, November 7th 2019, 6:00pm – 8:30pmWhere:  Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium at Westminster College…

Unmask My City—Stop the Polluting Port Video

05 November 2019
Jonny Vasic, executive director of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment (UPHE) put together a good video about the problems with the Inland Port.  

Re-Bisoning the West at Ogden Nature Center

30 October 2019
Re-Bisoning the West at Ogden Nature Center Millions of majestic bison once roamed territory stretching from Alaska to Mexico. This awe-inspiring species, designated the National Mammal of the United States in 2016, has come close to extinction—and great effort is needed to preserve it for future generations. Award-winning journalist Kurt Repanshek…

Pelicans On Parade Event for Kids of All Ages

03 October 2019
PELICANS ON PARADE Wondering what makes pelicans tick? … Why love a pelican?... Please join Rosalie Winard alongside Jaimi Butler & students from Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake Institute at the Performance Art Festival in Grandma’s Attic at the Main City Library in Salt Lake City. The Attic will be…

Why We Care

  • Save the dashing of the waves against the shore absolutely nothing is heard. Not the jumping of a fish, the chirp of an insect nor any of the least thing betokening life, unless it be that very rarely a solitary gull is disturbed in his midnight rumination and flies screaming away. All is stillness and solitude profound.

    Captain Howard Stansbury, The Stansbury Expedition