Exploring the gospel principles of earth stewardship

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…

Final Sandy Beach Cleanup Report for 2016

November 12th, 2016 by PeterA

  [Abridged report from Par Rasmusson.] We completed our third and final Sandy Beach cleanup for the year today, (October 8). We’re pleased to submit our report: We had three Service mornings, on April 23rd, September 10th, and October 8th, 2016. We had Volunteer numbers respectively of 29, 50, and 16, for a total number…

Retreat Signals New Era for LDS Earth Stewardship

August 29th, 2016 by PeterA

Since its founding, LDS Earth Stewardship has grown through word of mouth and social media to the point that we now have more than 500 members in fifteen countries, thirty three states, and the District of Columbia. That’s tremendous progress, but only the tip of the iceberg. That’s only the beginning of the impact that…