99 Bottles of Beer on the Road

Sometimes, we just need to take a break from our advocacy hard work and showcase the activities on the ground. Recently, one of our Board of Directors, Tony Barron, took this picture of all the bottles he collected on one of his regular bike rides between his home in Mesquite and Gold Butte Road. Here’s..

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Learning from Gold Butte

Originally Posted in the Desert Valley Times July 18, 2011 I used to think that deserts were brown and dead. Nothing but cactus and sand. Just the quiet sound of the wind blowing. Sun burning the back of your neck making you want to scream for water. Lifeless. That is, until I took my first..

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Gold Butte good reason to live here

Originally posted on 7/11/2011 in the Desert Valley Times David Bly, Editor The Desert Valley Times regularly covers these monthly lectures — they offer interesting and instructive insights on a broad range of artistic subjects, and we enjoy writing about them. It wouldn’t be kosher to write a news feature about myself, but I have..

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Friends of Gold Butte Learn about Desert Burn Recovery

A small group of us from the Friends of Gold Butte met with U.S. Geologic Survey researchers, Dr. Lesley De Falco and Sara Scoles. We were treated to an interesting discussion and over-view of research being conducted regarding Mojave Desert burn area recovery. We met the researchers at a burn research site known as the Jacob 2006 Fire. The researchers are developing..

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New Friends for 2011

Hello Friends! We’re starting 2011 off with a bang. Friends of Gold Butte has a brand new, very active Board of Directors. These are folks you likely already know: Tony Barron Tom Cluff Roger Di Rosa Ken Elliott Terri Rylander We’ve got lots planned but have already made some significant progress in ways that will..

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Fears Voiced About Threats to Cultural, Natural Resources of Country’s National Conservation Lands

Lands Set to Mark their 10th Year in July DOLORES, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The country’s National Conservation Lands (formally the National Landscape Conservation System) and one of its signature units, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, will celebrate their 10th anniversary this month (July 12). Shown is the “Tucked Away Two-Story House” in..

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Summer Safety Tips

Fire Prevention Fire Safety, Restrictions and Guidelines for public lands in Southern Nevada: No open fires on any public land, unless in an official fire pit or on shore of Lake Mead at least 100 feet from vegetation. No smoking outside cars. No throwing cigarettes on the ground anywhere. No Fireworks No welding or similar..

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