UTAH DROUGHT

Goals of the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative

Jul 27, 2022, 2:36 PM | Updated: Aug 2, 2022, 10:21 am

This video presentation is published through the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative that joins news, education, and media organizations to help inform people about the plight of the Great Salt Lake.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Great Salt Lake is lower than it’s ever been. And the more it shrinks, the more it affects our air, our snow, our economy, and our wildlife. Those are some of the reasons that the Great Salt Lake Collaborative was formed.

This is a conversation with KSL TV executive producer Keira Farrimond about the far-reaching impacts that have brought media outlets together to tell the critical story of the Great Salt Lake.

Tell us about what’s working, what could work, and what problems you’d like to see solved when it comes to the shrinking Great Salt Lake.

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Goals of the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative