Come to a Thanks and Farewell open house party for Nancy Sunday, July 27 at Tony and Virginia Barron’s house in Sun City from 2pm To 5pm. Refreshments will be provided. The address is 1145 Dry Falls Bend and it’s easier to find than it sounds like. 1. Head north on Falcon Ridge under the gateway and past the waterfall to Flat..
It’s amazing how much Friends of Gold Butte has grown since its inception in 2003. In 2006, when I became President I moved the meetings to Mesquite and our meetings were held at the Oasis Convention Center. Now we have our monthly meetings along with our Education Series at the Mesquite Community Theater. Numbers began with..
Don’t miss our first presentation in the 2013-14 season: History in Gold Butte Presentation by Milton Hokanson National Park Service Interpretive Ranger, Milton Hokanson will speak at the Friends of Gold Butte, “Education Series” on September 18, 2013. Mr. Hokanson has a special gift of recalling historical facts and tidbits and weaving them into a..
Broad Coalition Thanks Congressman Horsford MESQUITE, NV – Protect Nevada, a broad coalition of community and business leaders and conservation organizations, cheered Congressman Steven Horsford today for introducing legislation to protect Gold Butte and to boost the local economy surrounding this iconic landscape. “Congressman Horsford really listens to local citizens and has demonstrated that in..
In case you haven’t heard….. The Gold Butte National Conservation Area with Wilderness Act has been introduced by Senator Reid. Please take a moment to thank Senator Reid for his support of this Nevada national treasure. It’s really very easy, just click this link and send him your “digital thank you.” A simple, “Thank you..
“This looks like the ocean coming up on the beach, the same as it did where I used to live,” the middle school student said pointing to a wave of red rock. The boy quickly scampered on, eager to take his next photo of the amazing sights at Hobgoblin’s Playground, otherwise known as Little Finland…
Efforts to protect Gold Butte Highlighted Mesquite – The Gold Butte region and local citizens who are working to protect it, will be featured in an upcoming episode of This American Land, an environmental news program airing on PBS stations nationwide. This American Land is a series that delves into key environmental issues of the..
Mesquite is very fortunate to receive a showing of the Wild and Scenic Film Festival again this year. It’s a treat normally saved for big cities! This collection of short films promise to be enlightening, educational, and entertaining. Have a wonderful night out and join us on Wednesday, November 7 at the Mesquite Community Theater..
In the hours before sunset on May 20, the Earth’s moon will cross in front of the sun, creating a relatively uncommon annular solar eclipse, last seen in the continental U.S. in 1994. St. George is located just south of the central path of the eclipse and will be a prime viewing area, allowing observers..
Our nearby neighbors in Beaver Dam Wash NCA and Red Cliffs NCA are celebrating and you’re invited! Why not take a wonderful ride over to Tuacahn next Monday afternoon and join in? It’s free! Click here for more info.