The plight of the Great Salt Lake, featuring Fox 13's Ben Winslow, Friends of Great Salt Lake, the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, The Nature Conservancy and Lake Effect. Plus, a Dirtwire drop-in.
Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!
RadioACTive's weekly update with the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative that partners news, education and media organizations, including KRCL, to help inform people about the plight of the Great Salt Lake—and what can be done to make a difference before it is too late. Read all of our stories at greatsaltlakenews.org. Guests included:
Ben Winslow, Fox 13
Katie Newburn, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake
Heather May, Great Salt Lake Collaborative
Chris Brown, The Nature Conservancy in Utah
READ/WATCH list from tonight's show:
Conservation is helping keep Utah's drought from being worse, state officials say, Ben Winslow, Fox 13, Sept. 21, 2022
Get paid to get rid of turf and switch to water-saving tech, Ben Winslow, Fox 13, Sept. 19, 2022
Annual 'Friends of Great Salt Lake' clean-up event sees record turnout, Mythili Gubbi, Fox 13, Sept. 17, 2022
New project will use stormwater to create wetlands at the Great Salt Lake, Mike Anderson, KSL-TV, Sept. 15, 2022
SLC's drought tolerant turf is such a hit, other communities in Utah want some, Ben Winslow, Fox 13, Sept. 15, 2022
Great Salt Lake a sovereign entity 'worthy of legal rights,' group says, Ben Winslow, Fox 13, Sept. 13, 2022
Sept. 28: History of Great Salt Lake, 6:00 p.m. at City Library-Marmalade Branch, 280 W. 500 N., SLC, or online. Event by Great Salt Lake Collaborative: "Join the City Library and the Great Salt Lake Collaborative in a conversation about the cultural history of the Great Salt Lake. Discussion topics will include how the lake has affected human life in Utah, including for Indigenous communities and settlers. Guests: Darren Parry, former Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation; Daron Duke, Principal and Chief Operating Officer of the Far Western Anthropological Research Group; Gregory E. Smoak, Director of the American West Center.
Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: