Member Activities

Upcoming events

 Ecology of the Great Salt Lake

January 20, 2021  7 pm via Zoom

Join Jaimi Butler of the Great Salt Lake Institute as she updates us on the status of the Great Salt Lake.  She will talk about research taking place, trends, current developments, etc.

Writing Articles for Magazines and Blogs

February 17, 2021   7 pm via Zoom

Join travel writer and blogger Cliff Bandringa as he discusses the different types of publications out there – from the old fashion printed variety to newer on-line blogs and how they function. Article construction and layout will also be covered, from suggested sections to include, to the usage of pictures. Recommendations on how to approach and submit article proposals to publishers will also be discussed.

Antelope Island State Park

March 17, 2021     11 am

Meet at the Island Visitors Center outdoor amphitheater for an update on Island events by the Park Naturalist.  Then continue with Ann Evans, former park ranger/naturalist as we continue to tour to the various sites, learning about the bison and other wildlife, history of the Island and Great Salt Lake.  Includes the Fielding Garr Ranch.  This tour will be completely outdoors so social distancing can be practiced.  

Wilcox Ranch/Range Creek

September  10 & 11, 2021

Join us as we travel down to Price on a motor coach to spend the night and then begin our tour of Range Creek the next morning at 6:45.  We will view the high density of virtually undisturbed prehistoric sites that have been found.  Nearly four hundred sites have been identified and recorded including granaries, rock art panels, ruins and artifact scatters.  Cost for the tour is $85 and includes transportation, lunch and tour guide for the area.  Discount lodging is available in Price.  If you are interested in this tour, please contact a UTGA officer by Dec. 31 to reserve your spot.

 

Other activities are being planned for the year and will be added when confirmed.