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.
Today, Senator Heller re-introduced the Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act of 2017 in the Senate (S. 414). Representatives Amodei and Titus quickly followed suit to re-introduce the House version of the bill (H.R. 1107). We applaud our members of the Nevada delegation who are working to advance this landmark bi-partisan legislation that will protect wilderness and wildlife habitat, provide needed economic development for local communities, and resolve long-standing public land issues within the County....Read more »
The Bureau of Land Management scheduled a Public Information Forum in Mesquite, NV to talk about management of the Gold Butte National Monument. On Thursday evening, the BLM will give a quick presentation and then take questions from the audience during the two hour forum. Rumors are making their way around about the future of management in Gold Butte National Monument and this is a chance to set the record straight....Read more »
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 »