Sahara West Library Art Gallery in Las Vegas will host MONUMENTS, an exhibition on Nevada’s three national monuments, April 27 to June 23, 2018. Gold Butte National Monument will be prominently featured in the exhibition. The Friends of Gold Butte have been invited to provide three pieces for the exhibition. As such, we are seeking..
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
Mesquite – September 4, 2015 – What does a wilderness designation mean and how is wilderness valued in our society? What qualifies an area to become wilderness? We will explore the answers to these questions and others at the Friends of Gold Butte kick-off Speaker Series event at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015..
KEEN Footwear Joins Zappos for #LiveMonumental Campaign Stop In Las Vegas to Call For Protection of Gold Butte
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2015 Contact: Shevawn Von Tobel 702-286-0155 Jocelyn Torres 702-767-2089 KEEN Footwear Joins Zappos for #LiveMonumental Campaign Stop In Las Vegas to Call For Protection of Gold Butte Hundreds of Nevadans Join with National Voices to Rally for Nevada’s Piece of the Grand Canyon LAS VEGAS, NV—Hundreds of Southern Nevadans are..
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..
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..
Keep Public Lands in Public Hands Currently there is a resolution pending in the legislature asking Congress to transfer the vast majority of public lands into state and private control. The Senate Committee on Legislative Operations will hear Senate Joint Resolution 1 on Monday, March 2 at 3:30 pm. We need to let the committee..
Join us for our first education presentation of the series this season. It is this next Wednesday, September 17 at the Mesquite Community Theater and it’s FREE! Doors open at 6:30 and presentation starts promptly at 7. RSPV on our Meetup Site. Ellen Seldin will present her short documentary film “60 million years” about the..
As with anything, change is inevitable. And, so it is was both sadness for us and joy for Nancy that we let you know that Nancy has decided she would like to spend more quality time with her parents in Florida and is resigning from the Executive Director position in Friends of Gold Butte (FoGB)…
The 2014-2015 Educational Series has a remarkable lineup of presentation this year. We will kick off with Ellen Seldin on September 17 and her graduate documentary film “60 Million Years”. The film is about the desert tortoise as told by scientists who study them. Lesley DeFalco and Todd Esque , USGS scientist that have long studied the..