Please attend EPA hearing on Thursday, May 3, 11:30 am at the Moapa Reservation Tell the EPA that we want the best available technology to clean up Reid Gardner, not the second-rate non-catalytic technology that they and the state of Nevada are trying to put into place. The Sierra Club will have flyers at the hearing with..
A very BIG thank you to all who wrote letters, e-mails, called, and attended the Mesquite City Council meeting. It was quite the discussion with an overwhelming majority of those letters, calls, and statements being in support of a Gold Butte NCA. Council had a hard time getting traction on any kind of “rescind” motion,..
Tomorrow is a critical day for Gold Butte. The Mesquite City Council may revoke their Resolution in support of Gold Butte at their city council meeting tomorrow at 5 p.m. Will you be there to show your support so that doesn’t happen? We’re writing you because you know how strongly you feel about the value..
Dear Friends, In case you haven’t heard, the Mesquite City Council may revoke their Resolution in support of Gold Butte at the next council meeting April 24, 2012 at 5 p.m. – We urge you to attend this meeting, show your support for Gold Butte and take this terrific opportunity to preserve a part of..
Last Friday and Saturday, PBS sent a crew out to Gold Butte to film a story for an upcoming episode of their ‘This American Land’ series. The crew of two interviewed several folks including the southern Nevada site steward for BLM land, the editor for the Desert Valley Times in Mesquite, and a representative of..
On September 10, 2011, the Mesquite League of Women Voters met with Mayor Mark Wier. A number of local and regional issues were discussed including Gold Butte. Below is an excerpt from the Mesquite Local News. You can see why we should all be encouraged! The idea of branding Mesquite as the “Gate Way” to..
Join us for lunch on September 14 from 11:00 – 1:15 at the Eureka Casino where Chris Mehl will be the guest speaker. Chris is the Policy Director for Headwater Economics. Chris will discuss the economic importance of National Monuments, such as Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, to nearby communities and how adjacent public lands can..
On Wednesday, June 1, Friends of Gold Butte volunteers got together and collected seeds in Gold Butte with BLM restoration staff. We collected white bur sage at Whitney Pockets and globemallow near Devils Throat. Some of the seed collected will be crafted into seed balls by students in our education program and dispersed in areas..
Over a dozen volunteers from Friends of Gold Butte came together to pick up trash uncovered by the ongoing restoration at Pakoon Springs in the Grand Canyon- Parashant National Monument, AZ. Kathleen Harcksen, Arizona Strip Project Manager, led the way pointing out the names of the mountains and cliffs on the Arizona horizon. Arriving at..
Whatever happened to Clem the desert ‘gator? Find out next Wednesday, March 23 at 6:30pm as Friends of Gold Butte hosts Kathleen Harcksen, Project Manager for the Arizona Strip BLM. She’ll provide a presentation on the Pakoon Springs restoration project at the Mesquite Community Theater. See more on our Meetup site. Pakoon Springs stands out..