Oct. 14, 2019 - The perfect gift to give for Nevada Day or any other holiday or special occasion is now available from Friends of Nevada Wilderness.
Friends, Conservation Partners sign letter to members of Congress urging environmental protection in Clark County public lands bill
by Daniel Rothberg, The Nevada Independent -
October 8, 2019 - Fourteen state and national conservation groups sent a letter on Friday to the congressional delegation, stating that any future Clark County lands bill must not “undermine public participation” or “undermine bedrock environmental laws.”
September 23, 2019 - Friends of Nevada Wilderness invites the public to get outdoors this weekend to celebrate the beauty of the wide open lands they own.
National Public Lands Day will be celebrated across the country this weekend, and here in Nevada, with two exciting trips out into the wilderness. Join us!
September 10, 2019 - Nevada’s public lands and the people who enjoy them are the beneficiaries of two NV Energy Foundation grants recently received by Friends of Nevada Wilderness.
Fifty-five years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson signed The Wilderness Act. It took eight years, 16 congressional hearings and several dozen revisions, but finally, Americans got a comprehensive plan for preserving the wildest of all the public lands they own.
Since that historic day, more than a hundred million acres of land managed by the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management have been set aside as Wilderness Areas, including 3.4 million acres in Nevada.
August 8, 2019 -
Veterans For Peace strongly opposes the expansion of the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) and increased Air Force control over Desert National Wildlife Refuge.
The National Desert Wildlife Refuge (NDWR) is located next to the Nevada Test and Training Range. The United States Air Force is attempting to take over and reduce access to over a million acres of the Refuge for bombing and combat training. The NDWN is a protected refuge that includes hundreds of species and our natural and cultural heritage.
July 30, 2019 – The uniquely dark skies of northwest Nevada and eastern California will be celebrated at free public events this weekend in Cedarville, CA. The celebration is sponsored by a partnership including the Bureau of Land Management, Friends of Nevada Wilderness and Cedarville businesses.
July 15, 2019 -
Once again, the Friends of Nevada Wilderness office will undergo a transformation into one of the area’s premier art galleries as part of the annual ArTown celebration. Art and nature lovers will enjoy a variety of visual art including paintings, photography, mixed media and more – all celebrating the colors, textures, and beauty of wild Nevada.
The Friends of Nevada Wilderness Gallery and Fair will run from July 19 – July 26. Gallery hours are 10am to 6pm, every day but Sunday.
June 25, 2019 -
DESERT NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Nev. — Beams of sunlight shone through the clouds like a celestial spotlight on a recent evening in the Mojave Desert, lighting up cliffs, tracts of yucca plants and slabs of volcanic rock covered with ancient stone carvings.