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Wild Nevada...on a quarter!

Today our Executive Director Shaaron received a $10 roll of shiny new quarters from long time Friends of Nevada Wilderness member Roberta.  No, they weren't for laundry--there is something special about these quarters.

Protecting More of the Ruby Mountain Wilderness

The 33-mile long Ruby Crest National Recreational trail, which leads through the heart of the Ruby Mountain Wilderness and its high alpine lakes, has a new extension with The Wilderness Land Trust’s purchase of the 413-acre Murphy Creek parcel.  Friends of Nevada Wilderness helped to make this possible through individual contributions toward the purchase, and boy are we excited to share!

A day in the life of a field inventory crew member

For the solstice week of June 17th, the FNW wilderness inventory crew evaluated wilderness characteristics in the Wall Canyon WSA complex...and they brought back some starlight.

Gold Butte Introduced in the House

Click here to read the Press Release.

Bill Introduced to Protect Gold Butte

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Pine Forest Range Wilderness Clears Committee

The Pine Forest Range Wilderness is one step closer to being a reality, after clearing the US Senate’s Energy and Natural Resource Committee.

Call for photos 2014 Wild Nevada Calendar

Calling all photographers. Submit your best Nevada landscape and wildlife shots to the 2014 Wild Nevada calendar.

Want to get paid for backpacking and digging in the dirt?

Spread the word!  We're still hiring for Trail Crew Members to work on Forest Service-managed lands around Austin/Tonopah and Winnemucca.

Planting after Fires

Volunteers have planted over 6,000 bitterbrush and sagebrush seedlings in 4 weekends in an area of the Santa Rosa Range that was affected by the 2012 Hanson Fire.

North, South and places in between

What's possible in one weekend?  A LOT, thanks to our incredible volunteers.  This past weekend Friends of Nevada Wilderness volunteers were out on the ground in the North, the South, and places in between.

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