Exploring the gospel principles of earth stewardship

“Some of The Finest Nature Writing Since Thoreau…”

May 2nd, 2018 by Rebecca Bateman

Join us on June 6, 2018 for a discussion of A Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold, to be led by James Holtkamp, a prominent Salt Lake attorney and community leader. We will meet in Conference Room 3 of the Salt Lake Main Library at 6:30 pm.  First published in 1949, Aldo Leopold’s book combines…

Join Us in Grateful Praise

May 1st, 2018 by Rebecca Bateman

  “For the beauty of the earth, For the beauty of the skies, For the love which from our birth Over and around us lies, Lord of all, to thee we raise This our hymn of grateful praise.“ Hymn 92 As members and friends of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we celebrate…

We Are Growing

November 3rd, 2017 by Rebecca Bateman

LDS Earth Stewardship is undergoing many wonderful changes and growth. We are preparing a brand new website with features that will help you to access ideas and inspire you to live the principles of earth stewardship. Stay tuned for our new look! Thank you for your patience and ongoing support.  

James R. Rasband at Fall Forum

November 3rd, 2017 by Rebecca Bateman

We invite our members and friends to attend our Fall Forum gathering on November 15, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in room 205 of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. Our guest speaker this year is James R. Rasband. He is the Academic Vice President at Brigham Young University and one of the…

Final 2017 Sandy Beach Service Project Cleans Up!

October 9th, 2017 by Par Rasmusson

What do a driver’s license, golf balls, and (literally) a dead duck all have in common? They were found on the eastern shore of Utah Lake Saturday October 7th in LDS Earth Stewardship’s Sandy Beach clean-up project. This was our 5th time cleaning up the beach, and previous efforts combined with enforcement of existing beach…

Family Night on the Jordan River (June 19, 2017)

June 30th, 2017 by PeterA

The forecast was for high temperatures, but that didn’t stop over a hundred volunteers from coming and helping in our Family Night on the Jordan River service project on Monday, June 19th. Working with Erin Mounce of the Jordan River Commission, families and individuals joined teams in either picking up litter or helping to snip and…

Jordan River Cleanup (June 19, 2017)

May 7th, 2017 by PeterA

LDS Earth Stewardship is joining forces with the Jordan River Commission for a Family Night on the Jordan River. On Monday night, June 19th – one of the longest days of the year here in the northern hemisphere – we will have a Family Night to remember! Our main goal will be to clean up…

An Easter Message

April 16th, 2017 by PeterA

As we celebrate this Easter morning, reflecting on the resurrection of the Savior from physical death and the path open to each of us to overcome spiritual death, let us also take a moment to reverence the gift of the earth.  Whether this morning finds us in church, at home, or on a mountain, let us…

2016 – A Momentous Year

February 27th, 2017 by PeterA

2016 was pivotal for LDS Earth Stewardship. Years of volunteer efforts have laid the foundation for our organization to become much more professional and effective. A few high points of 2016 are recapped below. Planning In July, the LDSES board convened a retreat and engaged a consultant to develop a strategic plan. This plan will be an evolving…

A Zero Waste(ish) Christmas

November 28th, 2016 by Guest

We’re happy to welcome back Joanna Bjerga, a member of LDS Earth Stewardship from Norway. She has written for us before, and she blogs at jojobjerga.com. On the heels of Black Friday and just in time for Cyber Monday and the rest, she shares ideas on how to consume less this Christmas. Just after Christmas of 2014, I…