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.
Last weekend on a sweltering Saturday morning, hundreds of people gathered outside of REI Boca Park in Las Vegas for a morning of shopping. The occasion was the seasonal REI Garage Sale, an REI Co-Op member sales event where pre-owned clothing and equipment can be purchased at lower prices. With crowds arriving two hours before doors open and customers entering the building in numbered groups, this was a great opportunity for Friends of Nevada Wilderness and other non-profit organizations to engage wilderness and outdoor recreation enthusiasts. ...Read more »
Every year on the first Saturday of June, hiking enthusiasts from across the country celebrate National Trails Day. The designated holiday gives organizations and individuals the opportunity to connect with local trails, raise awareness of trail issues, and enjoy time in nature. Friends of Nevada Wilderness' southern Nevada volunteers spent National Trails Day in Mt. Charleston Wilderness to complete much needed trail work on the popular Trail Canyon. ...Read more »
Public lands and national monuments were well represented in the 2017 Session of the Nevada State Legislature. SB413, a bill sponsored by Senator Nicole Cannizzaro and that will designate a Public Lands Day in Nevada, was just signed into law by the Governor on June 1st. We'd like to thank everyone who spoke up for public lands, attended meetings, contacted their legislators, and overall made their voices heard!...Read more »