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.

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Friends of Nevada Wilderness is a 501c3 nonprofit. Our Federal Tax ID is 88-0211763.

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05/30/2024
May 30, 2024 – What is believed to be the only specialty license plate in the country dedicated to preserving dark skies is now available at all Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles offices. The license plate features an outline of a young family gazing at the stars away from city lights. The tag line, “Save Starry Skies,” is intended to raise public awareness of how the proliferation of artificial lights in our cities, towns, and even rural areas threatens our ability to see a brilliantly star-studded sky at night....Read more »
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04/26/2024
April 26 2024 – The Bureau of Land Management recently released the final version of a new rule elevating conservation as a valid "use" of public lands on par with others uses, such as grazing and energy development. And while we are thrilled that this long-overdue rule has now been issued, we're not yet in full celebration mode. Some members of Congress are fast-tracking legislation to overturn the rule, believing that conservation threatens certain industries. In fact, all the rule does is to help protect lands with the highest conservation values while still allowing for uses on other public lands, such as mining, drilling, road building and energy development. This is urgent, which is why we're asking for your help....Read more »
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04/18/2024
April 18, 2024 – Friends of Nevada Wilderness, celebrating its 40th anniversary as a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to protecting Nevada’s public lands, is applauding the Biden Administration’s final version of a new rule elevating conservation as a valid “use” of public lands on par with others uses, such as grazing and energy development....Read more »
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