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Utah youth to hold funeral style demonstration for Great Salt Lake

Sep 2, 2022, 1:30 PM

The Great Salt Lake has reached a historic low level of water....

Empty boat docks are pictured at the Great Salt Lake State Park in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 10, 2022. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

(Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – Young Utahns with the Utah Youth Environmental Solutions Network plan to gather at the Great Salt Lake, on Sept. 3, to hold a “funeral-style”  demonstration. The group plans to stage a “die-in,” they also plan to educate attendees about the lake and call for action. 

The gathering will begin at 11 a.m. at the Great Saltair. Attendees will meet in the parking lot and march onto the lake bed for the demonstration. 

Following the lake hitting historic low levels, the group said in a press release they are worried about the impact on wildlife populations and toxic dust storms

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Utah youth to hold funeral style demonstration for Great Salt Lake