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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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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