FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 MEDIA CONTACTS: Jaina Moan Public Comment Closes on National Monument Review Over 2.7 million comments collected during the 60-day period LAS VEGAS, NV – Yesterday was the deadline to make a public comment about Gold Butte, Basin and Range, and 22 of the 27 National Monuments under review..
July 10, 2017 Secretary Ryan Zinke U.S. Department of Interior 1849 C St. NW Washington, D.C. 20240 Re: Monument Review, DOI-2017-0002-0001 Dear Secretary Zinke, In response to your call for comments regarding National Monuments, please accept this submission from the Friends of Gold Butte. We are one of several local groups who, for the past..
For Immediate Release: May 2, 2017 Media Contacts: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, email@example.com / 702-208-8377 Jocelyn Torres, Nevada Program Director, Conservation Lands Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org / 702-767-2089 MEDIA ALERT Assembly Joint Resolution 13 Expressing Support for Gold Butte National Monument and Basin and Range National Monument to be..
We are pleased to announce that President Obama has designated Gold Butte a National Monument! Click here to send your thanks to President Obama today! Located between the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Gold Butte is a treasure trove of cultural, historic, and natural wonders. Protecting Gold Butte ensures that people..
On Saturday, April 26, members from nine different tribes in southern Nevada, Utah, and Arizona came together in support to call for protection for Gold Butte. Here is a great interview with Fawn Douglas of the Las Vegas Pauite tribe. http://knpr.org/dc-blog/standard-bearer
For Immediate Release: Monday, November 16, 2015 Outside Las Vegas Releases Study that Shows Permanently Protecting Gold Butte is Good for Nevada’s Economy Rep. Dina Titus, Jeremy Aguero of Applied Analysis and others discussed research conducted about the economic benefits of protecting the land at Gold Butte LAS VEGAS – On Monday, Jeremy Aguero, Principal..
Friends of Gold Butte Report Details Increased Destruction DOWNLOAD THE DAMAGE REPORT HERE. The report has been redacted to protect archaeological artifact and cultural site locations so as not to drive additional visitation to sensitive yet unprotected areas. LAS VEGAS – August 19, 2015 –Today, the Friends of Gold Butte released a report entitled “Damage..
Last week, the following letter was delivered to Senator Harry Reid and Representative Dina Titus in support of protecting Gold Butte and Basin and Range. The signers of this letter represent the fabric of our communities in Nevada. They are business leaders and owners who work hard to promote our state and further develop our..
Thanks to everyone who attended the Mesquite City Council meeting on April 14. Although the council voted to rescind previous council resolutions regarding Gold Butte, all council members reaffirmed their support of a National Conservation Area (NCA) designation for Gold Butte. Our presence and voices at that meeting made a difference. Now we are called..
On Tuesday April 14th the Mesquite City Council is considering revoking a previous council resolution in favor of protecting Gold Butte – Nevada’s piece of the Grand Canyon. We need everyone who loves Gold Butte to attend this meeting and show their support for permanent protection! The City of Mesquite previously passed Resolution 649 in..