Save Our Dark Skies: Public Opinion Needed Today
Help us! Senate Bill 52 (SB52), a bill to help promote and preserve Nevada's uniquely dark skies, is moving quickly through the Nevada Legislature and we need you to act now to help make sure it passes!
Tell our Nevada State Legislators how much dark sky conservation means to you. Supporters can submit their opinion here - and provide all the requested information. (Make sure to select SB52)
Legislators look at these results! You are also encouraged to make one-on-one contact with your own representatives by email. Find out who your state Senator and Assemblymember are, then shoot them a quick email thanking them for supporting SB52 and preserving Nevada’s amazing dark skies! And thank YOU for taking action today!Read more
Dark Skies, Tourism Threatened in Gerlach
Ormat is proposing to develop geothermal plants just outside of Gerlach along County Road 34. Comments due to the BLM by November 30. For more details and to leave your comment, please view the official release statement here.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness will be fighting this project that would be wedged between the Black Rock Desert NCA and the lower eastern slopes of the proposed Granite Banjo Wilderness. It would directly impact the region’s dark skies, the Granite Banjo Wilderness Proposal, the Americana Art installation of Guru Lane, water sources, and international tourism in Gerlach and the Black Rock Playa.Read more
A Stary First Anniversary!
A big round of applause and thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the first anniversary of Massacre Rim WSA’s designation as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary. It is important to celebrate victories, and we are grateful for everyone who helped make this one a reality!Read more