RadioACTive 11.29.22

  • November 29, 2022
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Great Salt Lake, from Local That Works honors to a pitch for a SL Sea Monkeys NHL team with City Cast Salt Lake, and poet Nan Seymour and friends planning a 2023 vigil for our namesake lake during the next legislative session.

Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Great Salt Lake Collaborative Project Manager Heather May. Earlier this month, the collaborative, a coalition of 23 news and education partners covering challenges facing the Great Salt Lake, took home the top prize of $20,000 in the national “Local that Works” contest. Want to share your lake story with the collaborative? Click here

City Cast Salt Lake's Ali Vallarta and Emily Means stopped by to share their work, including an idea for the Seamonkeys, an NHL team that could raise awareness about the Great Salt Lake. Check out City Cast Salt Lake, the daily local podcast that helps you feel more connected to Salt Lake City. Plus, sign up for their daily newsletter — your daily guide to life in the City of the Saints.

Roundtable Tuesday panel on keeping vigil with Great Salt Lake through the 2023 Utah Legislative Session, featuring:

  • Poet Nan Seymour, The River Writing Collective

  • Filmmaker John Meier, The Great Salt Lake Documentary

  • Wildlife photographer Mary Anne Karren, who focuses on birds of GSL

  • Utah Master Naturalist Lara Chho, Wasatch Mountain Institute

    • Dec. 10: Stories Around the Campfire, 5:00 p.m. at Rock Cliff Nature Center, Jordanelle State Park, Kamas. Event by Wasatch Mountain Institute and Jordanelle State Park: "Join us for an evening of storytelling around the campfire presented by renowned Utah authors Darren Parry and Nan Seymour. Darren, author of The Bear River Massacre, will be sharing stories of his Shoshone people’s history and connections to the land. Nan will be sharing her new story ‘Lake Woman Leaving’, which won an Alfred Lambourne prize in fall of 2022. Hot beverages and a warm campfire will be provided- please bring a camp chair, blanket, and reusable mug if you have one. All our events are free and open to the public, with the State Park entrance fee of $10. Please consider making a donation to support the efforts of Wasatch Mountain Institute." For more details, click here.

Want to help folks keep vigil for the Great Salt Lake during the General Session of the Utah Legislature? Click here.

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive was produced and hosted by Lara Jones. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email