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Bill that Sets Up Federal Funding for Studies of Great Salt Lake Heads to Biden's Desk

Salt Lake City, Utah | Dec. 27, 2022 — A bill that sets up funding for studies of Great Basin saline lakes, such as the Great Salt Lake, cleared its last congressional hurdle Monday night and is now headed to President Joe Biden’s desk for final approval…read more

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Tim Hawkes: Saving the Great Salt Lake - Podcast

Salt Lake City, Utah | Dec. 1, 2022 — Utah State Representative, Tim Hawkes, recently sat down with Ski Utah’s Tom Kelly to discuss the current ongoing steps the state of Utah is taking to save Great Salt Lake. Representative Hawkes is a passionate advocate for Great Salt Lake and the natural resources of the state. This podcast answers many of the questions being asked about saving Great Salt Lake. Listen now: Tim Hawkes: Saving Great Salt Lake

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GSLA Delivers Several Presentations at WAS Singapore 2022

Singapore, Singapore | Nov. 30, 2022 — Great Salt Lake Artemia’s team of experts is scheduled to present several informative presentations at WAS 2022 Singapore. Presentations include topics on sustainable management, policy efforts, Artemia population resilience and more.
To see a complete program list, visit WAS Singapore Program

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Great Salt Lake Summit

Salt Lake City, Utah | Oct. 13, 2022 — On October 13, 2022, to kick off the second Great Salt Lake Summit, Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson released a video highlighting the steps Utah has taken just in the last nine months to help protect Great Salt Lake. The video highlights changes made to Utah’s water law to help get more water to the lake as well as the significant financial investments Utah has made to encourage greater water conservation by homes, farms, and businesses. Watch here

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AQUA 2022 Ecuador | GSLA and Prilabsa

Guayaquil, Ecuador | Oct. 17-20, 2022 — Great Salt Lake Artemia is proud to co-exhibit with our fantastic partner – Prilabsa – at this year’s AQUA 2022 show in Ecuador. Known as the most important technical commercial shrimp event on the continent, it has been held for more than 20 years in Ecuador.
For “The Artemia Brands You Can Trust”, stop by booth #115-#116 and visit with our team of Artemia experts. AQUA 2022 website

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Great Salt Lake Berm Modification Informed by USU Research

Logan, Utah | Sept. 29, 2022 — Utah Water Research Laboratory, College of Engineering modeled, tested potential fix to rebalance saline levels amid drought. The brine shrimp industry, the State of Utah, and other stakeholders are working together to protect the health of Great Salt Lake. A recent article by Utah State University highlights an important example of that collaboration…read more

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Has Artemia Emerged as a Key Contributor to Enhancing Larval Macrobrachium Rosenbergii Survival?

Ogden, Utah | Sept. 15, 2022 — Our article was published in volume 10, issue 3 of Hatchery Feed and Management and titled “Has Artemia Emerged as a Key Contributor to Enhancing Larval Macrobrachium rosenbergii more

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Utah Legislators Visit GSLA

Ogden, Utah | Aug. 22, 2022 — Did you know the Great Salt Lake alone produces over forty-five percent of the entire world’s brine shrimp eggs? Utah legislators recently visited our facility to learn more about the Cooperative and our commitment to the Great Salt Lake and its sustainability. Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Cooperative is the premier producer of high-quality Artemia cysts (brine shrimp eggs) in the world…read more