News & Events

FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education Director Honored by USEE

10 May 2017
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake May 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education Director Honored by USEE   FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake is proud to announce that our Education and Outreach Director, Janessa Edwards, is the recipient of the 2017 Environmental Educator of the Year…

The 2017 Doyle W. Stephens Scholarship goes to......

19 April 2017
Congratulations to Melody Lindsay, she is the 2017 scholarship recipient for her work entitled Effects of Changing Salinity on Microbialite-Associated Primary Producers and Secondary Consumers in Great Salt Lake. Click here to read her full proposal and for more information on the award ceremony to be held on May 18th,…

Art Exhibit Announcement

17 April 2017
  Great Salt Lake artist, Rosalie Winard's work, "Birds Don't Pay Taxes" (photography and video), will be shown along with work from Laura Hope Mason and Barbara Ellard at Finch Lane Gallery.  Opening Reception and Gallery Stroll on Friday, April 21, 6:00-9:00 pm Rosalie Winard's Gallery Talk on Friday, May 19…

Wild Science: Phalaropes on Great Salt Lake

04 April 2017
Enjoy this video of Great Salt Lake's migratory phalaropes: Click Here
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Why We Care

  • "Great Salt Lake is a special place. There is nothing else like it. Do we really want to imagine a time when we have to say "I remember when there used to be a big salty lake out there?" Can we really be so disconnected from our landscape that we fail to act before it's too late? We must protect this resource, this place of life and reflection."

    Janessa Edwards, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Education and Outreach Director