Nature Conservation

Bonneville Salt Flat Speedway Needs Your Support

Souped-up vehicles working to beat speed records have been racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats for decades, but now due to erosion those days may be numbered.

The beautiful white landscape that seems to never end is a salt crust that has been built up over thousands of years that covers a soft, muddy interior. This salt layer has unfortunately begun to leach southward into evaporative ponds used for extracting potassium chloride, weakening the crust and creating fragile or unsafe driving conditions. Continue Reading

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