Northern Nevada Calendar of Events

Check out a full list of volunteer and other events in Northern Nevada!


  • **FULL- Calico Mountains Wilderness Boundary Marking 6 RSVPs

    Friday, September 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM through September 15, 2019
    Friends of Nevada Wilderness International Headquarters in Sparks, NV



    Join us in the Calico Mountains Wilderness this fall to mark wilderness boundaries and restore illegal trespass routes. As usual, breakfast is provided Saturday and Sunday mornings plus a big, tasty feast Saturday night. 

    The Calico Mountains are a beautiful, colorful range rising above the Black Rock Desert's famous playa. RSVP today!

  • National Public Lands Day 2019 30 RSVPs

    Friday, September 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM through September 29, 2019
    Friends of Nevada Wilderness International Headquarters in Sparks, NV

    Celebrate your Public Lands!

    Mark your calendars for this year's National Public Lands Day at Soldier Meadows!

    Projects will include habitat protection for the endemic Desert Dace, campground and cabin clean-up, hot spring clean-ups, and more! 

    As usual, Saturday evening we will be holding the annual Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon-Emigrant Trails-National Conservation Area-National Public Lands Day Dutch Oven Cook-Off. Bring your best dutch oven dish to enter this prestigious competition, or just bring something tasty to add to the Saturday night pot-luck. Breakfast will be provided Saturday and Sunday mornings. 

    Additionally, Nevada Outdoor School (NOS) is planning to hold a kids camp during the day Saturday while the parents volunteer. Email us for more info. 


    RSVP today to help us celebrate Nevada's beautiful Public Lands!