Updates

In October of 2022, the Great Salt Lake fell to a new record low water level not seen in all the years since elevation levels were first recorded from when pioneers settled the valley in 1847. The Utah State Legislature and other stakeholders have responded with significant public investments and policy changes in response to these persistent and dramatic lake declines. The public has also shown unprecedented interest in protecting and preserving the lake.

Check this newsfeed regularly to learn more about the efforts that are underway!

Great Salt Lake Shoreline historical fluctuation
  • Office of the Great Salt Lake Commissioner releases year one report

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SALT LAKE CITY (July 11, 2024) – The Office of the Great Salt Lake Commissioner has finalized a year one report on its efforts in the first year since its creation, including current lake conditions, strategic plan implementation, legislative actions and investment. “The first year of the Commissioner’s Office has been an…

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  • DWR annual goose banding

    DWR annual goose banding

    The Division of Wildlife Resources waterfowl team went out for their annual goose banding and took the media with them. Check out this recap from ABC4.

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  • First Great Salt Lake Road Show announced in Brigham City

    First Great Salt Lake Road Show announced in Brigham City

    The Office of the Great Salt Lake Commissioner and the Great Salt Lake Advisory Council invite the public to an open forum where they can voice their concerns, ideas and questions about the Great Salt Lake. The Commissioner’s office plans to hold open forums in various parts of the state, with the first being held…

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