COVID-19

To Our Friends: As COVID-19 continues to spread across our country and the rest of the world, Friends of Gold Butte is committed to proactive measures to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors.  Because of this, we are temporarily closing the Visitor Center to protect all of our community members. For those..

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Jobs In Rural Western Counties With More Than 30% Protected Public Lands Increased 300% Over Last 40 Years

By Jessica Goad – Center for American Progress/Action Fund A report released yesterday by consulting firm Headwaters Economics continues to shed light on the economic importance of protected public lands to local economies in the American West. It finds that there were more than four times as many jobs created in non-metro counties with protected..

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Gold Butte Deserves a Star on the Map

Reprinted from the Las Vegas Review Journal – 9/28/11 Even with all of its world-class gaming and entertainment options, Southern Nevada needs to work harder to continue to broaden its economy, including diversifying the conservation tourism market and attractions. Last Saturday was National Public Lands Day. So let’s turn our attention to Nevada’s amazing natural..

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