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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…

Great Salt Lake Causeway Breach

07 December 2016
The new Great Salt Lake breach was opened on Dec. 1 by the Union Pacific Railroad Company. This created a new opening between the north and the south arm of the Lake, allowing water to flow between the two sides. We are still getting lots of pictures and videos of…

Terry Tempest Williams and the Refuge of Change

16 November 2016
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Advisory Board Member, Terry Tempest Williams, revisits Great Salt Lake. It is hot. Alisha Anderson and I have just passed the Golden Spike National Historic Site on our way to the Spiral Jetty. Alisha is a former student of mine from the Environmental Humanities Graduate Program…
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Why We Care

  • I am alone in this place. I can see for miles in every direction and I am utterly alone. The beauty seeps into my soul in the stillness and I am cured of ailments I don't even realize I have.

    Douglas Havens, Alfred Lambourne Prize Participant