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BLM Extends Comment Period for Las Vegas RMP

Nevada Bureau of Land Management (BLM) State Director Amy Lueders announced today that she will extend the public comment period for the Las Vegas and Pahrump Field Offices Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The extended timeframe means that the comment period on the Draft RMP/EIS, which is currently set to close February 6, 2015, will now close on March 9, 2015.

ONDA is hiring!!!!

Are you interested in helping to protect Oregon's deserts? Oregon Natural Desert Association is hiring a Hart-Sheldon Campaign Coordinator based out of Bend. Click here for more details.

Speak Up For Northern Nevada Public Lands

The Bureau of Land Management Carson City Field Offices have released their draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and are asking the public to review and comment. They are holding their first public meeting January 13th from 5-7pm and we need YOU to attend and show your support for our wild lands!

Meet Nevada's New Wilderness: Wovoka and the Pine Forest Range

After years of hard work, collaboration, and bipartisanship, we are thrilled to announce Nevada's Wilderness count hit the big 70 with the addition of Wovoka and the Pine Forest Range Wilderness!

2014 Volunteers and Accomplishments

Check out this slide show of our awesome 2014 volunteers and all of our stewardship accomplishments this year!

Give Thanks for Wilderness: December 2

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If Black Friday is spent at the malls and Cyber Monday on the Internet, perhaps Giving Tuesday is a good time to be somewhere totally different....

Winter is coming...and it's time to celebrate!

As fall creeps into winter, we at Friends are so very thankful for all of Nevada's beautiful wild places! We hope to see you all on December 5th for the Wingding! Click here for details.

Silent Auction

Phyllis Shafer, a celebrated Nevada artist, paints directly from the natural environment, recording the particular idiosyncrasies and beauty of the natural form. She has generously donated a limited edition block print to help raise funds for Friends of Nevada Wilderness! 

Stewards of Sheldon Video!

Check out this video made by our own Will Boyer, featuring Pat Bruce talking a bit about the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge and the work that Friends of Nevada Wilderness has been valiantly undertaking in order to help preserve the lands.

http://youtu.be/Oah_vKsgimc

Wovoka and Pine Forest Range Wilderness Bills Pass the House!

On September 15th, the House passed a collection of Northern Nevada land bills, two of which would create nearly 73,500 acres of new wilderness in the state - our beloved Wovoka and Pine Forest Range areas. 

 47,500 acres south of Yerington in Lyon County would be designated as the protected Wovoka Wilderness while 26,000 acres as wilderness in the Pine Forest Range in Humboldt County northwest of Winnemucca would be set aside.

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