GSLA holds a 5-acre conservation easement and we are working to
non-native vegetation with native wetland species. Volunteers are
to help remove Russian olive and/or to plant native seedlings.
Contact Nathan Darnall (801.755.4480).
Highway Cleanup Project
We are always looking for ways to generate positive publicity for
In this case, rather than use a billboard, we plan to clean up a
of highway. Not only will this benefit the environment, but GSLA
receive recognition along a corridor where there is lots of
If you would like to volunteer, please call our office
or contact Sylvia Gray.
GSLA is working cooperatively with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Environmental, and the Utah Reclamation Mitigation
Conservation Commission to restore approximately 120 acres of
along the Jordan River for migratory birds. We need volunteers to
help us plant trees, to monitor and maintain irrigation systems,
to map noxious weeds. To volunteer, please contact Keith at
(801) 467-6497 or
Great Salt Lake Audubon is looking for volunteers to help set up
meeting rooms for our general membership meetings.
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of January, February,
April, May, September, October, and November. If you would like
help, please contact Rhonda at (801) 232-9616 or
Six times a year, GSLA publishes an award winning newsletter,
The Pelican. We need volunteers to place mailing labels
the newsletters for distribution through the Post Office.
For more information, please contact June at (801) 576-0103.
We're looking for an individual to clip and compile newspaper and
news articles that mention Audubon. This does not require reading
the paper every day, as both Salt Lake papers have online search
engines. Contact: 801-521-2939
Volunteers wanted for Farmington Bay Nature Center
Could you donate a few hours each month to help children and
in a beautiful outdoor setting on the shores of the Great Salt
If so, the Farmington Bay Naturalist Program needs your help. No
experience is necessary, and training will be provided on site
to the upcoming 2005-2006 school year.
The Great Salt Lake Learning Center at Farmington Bay offers
wetlands education field trips to school groups of all ages, and
currently serves about 3,000 children annually. Requests for
greatly exceed the current volunteer staff capacity, so the
Center is recruiting new Naturalists in order to better serve the
of local school districts.
The Learning Center is a community partnership involving the Utah
Division of Wildlife Resources, the Davis School District
and a non-profit parent organization (the Great Salt Lake
Trust). The Learning Center is funded entirely from corporate
foundation donations and staffed primarily by Volunteer
For more information about the program, or to sign up as a
Debbie Goodman, 801-397-2142 or
Karen Caldwell, 801-451-2740.