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The Great Salt Lake has shrunk to the lowest levels ever recorded. Through rigorous journalism, innovative storytelling and unique community outreach, the Great Salt Lake Collaborative explores solutions to save this critical body of water.

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative: A Solutions Journalism Initiative

We are group of news, education and media organizations that have come together to better inform and engage the public about the crisis facing the Great Salt Lake — and what can be done to make a difference before it is too late.


Latest News

07-22-2024 by Carter Williams

SALT LAKE CITY — The Great Salt Lake's demise over the past two decades has opened up new concerns over dust from its drying lakebed in rece...

Fox 13

07-22-2024 by Ben Winslow

SALT LAKE CITY — The Great Salt Lake Commissioner, tasked with coming up with a plan to save the shrinking lake, has created a priority list...

Fox 13

07-18-2024 by Ben Winslow

HERRIMAN, Utah — Some days, Shauna Purser really likes her lawn. Other days, she doesn't like it so much. "Very, very mixed feelings. Ther...

Salt Lake Tribune

07-17-2024 by Megan Banta

The Nature Conservancy Utah has gained ground on thousands of acres of wetland in its yearslong battle against the invasive grass using its...

07-17-2024 by Carter Williams

SALT LAKE CITY — Scholars, politicians and environmental groups have all written and spoken about Great Salt Lake's importance, but Utah's c...

Deseret News

07-16-2024 by Amy Joi O’Donoghue

Hungry bovines chomp on aggressive water-hungry reed, helping environment. Caretakers of the land around the Great Salt Lake, at wildlife...

Great Salt Lake Collaborative

07-16-2024 by Heather May

So you’re thinking about ripping out your lawn — and getting paid a government rebate to do it. Some advice: There are plenty of funds...

Story Room


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