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.
We all find ourselves in uncharted waters from the COVID-19 shutdowns, requiring some skillful navigation in our personal lives. The same is true at Friends of Nevada Wilderness. Like most non-profit organizations, Friends is being impacted by the economic fallout from the pandemic. Stewardship field work, special events, and advocacy efforts are being postponed creating some uncertainty about revenue streams. After Congress initiated the CARES Act stimulus payments to individuals, and the Giving Tuesday Now campaign was brought into focus, an idea was born. Friends' board Chair Roger Scholl wanted to make a difference to help the organization remain strong going forward. He asked the Friends Board to consider taking action by donating part or all of their individual stimulus payments. The Friends Board enthusiastically responded and has collectively committed $6,500 to help support our work protecting and caring for Wild Nevada! We are grateful for their leadership and hope that their example can inspire others to offer their support with a one-time special gift....Read more »
#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. It is an opportunity for people to stand together in unity--to use their individual power of generosity to remain connected and heal. This is our time to join together and ensure statewide stewardship, conservation and promotion of Wilderness values continues under the leadership of the Friends of Nevada Wilderness' staff and volunteers. Keep reading to learn how you can help!...Read more »
We are here working hard to keep you connected with your public lands and protecting Nevada’s wild places. While we have postponed our stewardship projects and outreach events, we are staying virtually connected with our supporters through our online resources. The Wild Speaker Series will continue digitally via Zoom for our April presentation by Get Outdoors Nevada on Thursday, April 2nd. For kids and parents home from school, we have heaps of educational outdoor content, activities, and resources you can access at the kid’s corner on our website. ...Read more »