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..
Please be advised that our educational presentation originally scheduled for February 18 will be rescheduled at a later date so that we all can attend an important public lands meeting in Las Vegas. Friends of Gold Butte has chartered a bus for Mesquite supporters to attend this public meeting. RSVP for meeting and transportation details. Southern..
Friends of Gold Butte is a non-profit organization that relies on the support of members like you to work towards the goal of a federal designation for Gold Butte. Like you, we know we are lucky to have access to this special area that is rich in culture, history, geology, and biology. We are working..
We have begun the formal search for a new Executive Director for Friends of Gold Butte (FoGB). You can download the job description here. If you or anyone you know would like to apply for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.
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..
Following President Obama’s visit to Nevada and his engagement with the Latino communities, Mi Famila Vota put out this press release that speaks to their desire for additional support for public lands, including a national designation for Gold Butte. You can read the whole press release here: http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/28649-1