Friends of Nevada Wilderness is dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, informing the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and restoring and improving the management of wild lands.
To round out a great year of wilderness stewardship in Nevada, Friends of Nevada Wilderness recognized several outstanding volunteers, businesses, and activists who made a big difference for public lands. One business in particular, Barrick, has shown strong support for protecting our wild places in Nevada and to recognize their efforts, Friends of Nevada Wilderness awarded them with our "2016 Corporate Partner of the Year." ...Read more »
Gold Butte is Nevada’s piece of the Grand Canyon. It is a treasure trove of cultural, historic, and natural wonders located between the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. And today Gold Butte is our nation’s newest national monument. This incredible victory for our public lands was made possible by the thousands of people like you in Nevada and across the country who joined Tribes, elected officials, business owners, community groups, and recreationists to call on our national leaders to safeguard a beloved landscape. Thank President Obama and congressional champions Senator Reid and Congresswoman Titus now!...Read more »
Hundreds of wilderness and wildlife activists submitted comments today in response to a recent proposal from the Air Force to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range and seize over 300,000 acres of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. Beloved by Americans for its wild Mojave Desert landscapes, thriving desert bighorn sheep populations, and close proximity to Las Vegas, the proposal ignited hundreds to act in order to save this wild gem of southern Nevada....Read more »