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