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Kids, meet the brine shrimp

Published May 3, 2012 2:26 pm

Antelope Island State Park • See Great Salt Lake life forms through microscopes on Saturday.
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Bring the kids to Antelope Island State Park on Saturday and get a look at one of the Great Salt Lake's most important life forms.

Don't worry about binoculars, however. There will be microscopes on hand to view brine shrimp.

Stop by Bridger Bay Beach between 11 a.m. and noon to visit with a park interpreter about lake life and other fun facts. Microscopes will be on hand for viewing and discovering lake wonders.

Regular park admission prices apply. For more information call 801 721-9569. —

Brine Shrimp and Sand

When: Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m.- noon

Where: Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse

Admission: $9 per vehicle; $6 for Utah seniors 62+;  $3 cyclists andpedestrians