There are some exciting events happening in Henderson and Mesquite this month. Please join us!
Wednesday, June 10 – Migratory Birds of Gold Butte
REI at the District Shops, 2220 Village Walk Drive, Suite 150, Henderson, NV 89052
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. Cookies and iced tea, door prizes, and a 50/50 Raffle included. Free and open to the public.
Presenter: John Hiatt, Red Rock Audubon Society
With elevations ranging from 1,500 feet along the banks of the Virgin River and Lake Mead to 8,000 feet in the Virgin Mountains, the Gold Butte area northeast of Las Vegas offers a range of habitat for migratory birds. Join us to hear about the occurrence and behavior of migratory birds commonly found in Gold Butte, Nevada. Presentation to include tips for spotting and identifying birds.
Photo of Scott’s Oriole provided by John Hiatt.
Tuesday, June 23 – Breakfast Chat in Mesquite
Peggy Sue’s 50s Diner, 380 N. Sandhill Blvd., Mesquite, NV
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
What does it mean to permanently protect Gold Butte? How would permanent protection impact Mesquite and the surrounding area? Do you have any ideas or suggestions for events, hikes or other activities that you want to see from Friends of Gold Butte? Please join us for a breakfast chat. We want to meet you and hear your thoughts about Gold Butte. RSVP on our Meetup site or by email to Jaina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gold Butte Outings and Hikes
With triple digit temperatures in Gold Butte, we are finding other places to hike for the summer. Keep an eye out for our “Outside Gold Butte” or “Moonlight Hike” announcements on our Meetup site. Thanks to all of you who joined us on a Gold Butte hike this spring. We enjoyed your company. We will resume Gold Butte hikes and outings in September. Please look for our outings schedule to be posted in August 2015.
Sign the Petition to Protect Gold Butte!
Thank you to those of you who have signed our petition to protect Gold Butte. We are still collecting signatures on our petition. Click HERE to add your name to the list of supporters who want to see this beautiful place protected for future generations.
Thanks for your support in protecting Gold Butte!