Exploring the gospel principles of earth stewardship

Let’s Do Service! at Zion National Park

August 20th, 2018 by Rebecca Bateman

We are so excited to announce this one!   We’d love to have you join us. For more information, watch this video, then RSVP to parasmusson@ldsearthstewardship.org  

Gather Up Your Ideas!

August 11th, 2018 by Rebecca Bateman

Have you wanted to start a community garden with your Young Women or Young Men? Or is there a site in your ward neighborhood that needs some care? Perhaps you have a family reunion service project in mind? We would love to help facilitate a project that would improve the environment in your local area….

Line Upon Line

August 11th, 2018 by Rebecca Bateman

We know it’s been somewhat quiet here on our website. We’re in the process of updating our website and including some new features. But, sometimes, growth takes time. In the gardening world, they say about new plants, “The first year it sleeps, the second it creeps, but in the third – it leaps!”  We’re moving…

Summer Service

August 11th, 2018 by Rebecca Bateman

In the month of July, we sponsored two really enjoyable service projects: planting winter squash at the International Rescue Committee Draper farm, and cleaning up a portion of the Jordan River parkway. Both projects brought to participants feelings of fulfillment and gratitude for our community, our blessings, and the providence of the earth. We are planning…

“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…