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.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness' founding board member, Marge Sill, recently penned an article in the Toiyabe Trails Summer 2015 issue on the importance of public lands and how you can get involved to make a difference. Read the full article here....Read more »
Join KEEN Footwear in showing Washington D.C. that public lands – and Gold Butte – are important to you. KEEN Footwear has recently launched Live Monumental, a campaign designed to showcase some of the exceptional places where we play that deserve protection. Gold Butte is one of five places featured in this campaign, which will be touring across the USA this summer. On Thursday July 30th, KEEN will be co-hosting a Live Monumental event with Zappos.com and Friends of Nevada Wilderness - stop by to sign the petition and celebrate with us! More information and to RSVP for the event, click here!...Read more »
Critical bighorn sheep habitat is still threatened by language in the National Defense Authorization Act that would give more than half of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge away to the Air Force - who have said they don't even want it! Congressman Cresent Hardy is now on the committee that will decide the fate of the Refuge and its protected species by the end of the week. Please call Congressman Hardy’s office and urge him to defend this precious habitat: DC Office: (202) 225-9894 ...Read more »