After more than a decade of service to Nevada's wildlands, the Nevada Wilderness Project closed its doors earlier this year. Founded in 1999, NWP brought mapping and campaign energy to wilderness protection in Nevada.
Volunteers from Capital One bank rocked restoration in Lovell Canyon today! Located 25 miles west of Las Vegas at the southern tip of the Spring Mountains Range, Lovell Canyon is a little known gem in Southern Nevada.
Instead of lying on a tropical beach during Spring Break, 14 University of Nevada, Reno, spent an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. And instead of dancing with drinks in their hands, they gave their time and energy to restore wildlife habitat with Friends of Nevada Wilderness, the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the Great Basin Institute, REI, and Backcountry Horsemen.
The Golden Pinecone Awards (a greenUP! event) celebrates the good work of citizens, agencies, non-profits and businesses to preserve and enhance the wonderful environment of Northern Nevada. Support greenUP! and the work of other environmental groups by purchasing your ticket to the Pinecone Ball today.
Valentine's Day is a great time for folks to show their love for Wild Nevada.
February 14, 2013, Nevada's senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller did just that by introducing Senate bill 342, which would designate the Pine Forest Range Wilderness. Several weeks ago, Congressman Mark Amodei introduced similar legislation to the House.