Did you know that areas with state and national designations bring a significant economic impact to surrounding towns? Local businesses in Las Vegas have benefited from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (NCA), St. George businesses have benefited from Zion National Park, and even Overton and Logandale have seen economic benefits from Valley of Fire..
Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Senator John Barrasso have proposed risky legislation that opens tens of millions of acres of public lands to corporate development and polluters. H.R. 1581, the Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act, is really a “Great Outdoors Giveaway.” The BLM has identified millions of acres of public lands as “Wilderness Study..
We know you want the best for Gold Butte and we also know you’re busy. But, showing your support really does make a difference. Won’t you take a few minutes and write your congressman today? Who: Congressman Joe Heck & Senator Dean Heller When: Today How: Send a letter to Congressman Heck at 8485 W…
We can’t make a difference unless our voices are heard. Below is an articulate plea from the Pew Trust in response to recent attacks on BLM’s Wildlands Policy. Tomorrow congress will vote on the Continuing Resolution to fund the government. This resolution includes limiting funding of the BLM Wild Lands policy. We are posting this..
While the post below is a repost from Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, it is applicable to all of us. It only takes a moment to send a message to your senators using this automatic form. After reading, click the last link or click here. Last Friday night, in a stunning show of disrespect for the..
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..
The final list of amendments to be voted on in the Continuing Resolution on the FY11 budget was released late last night. Rep. Bishop’s bad amendment that defunds the National Conservation Lands is on this list! We must continue the pressure on our members of congress to stop this destructive and irresponsible amendment so please KEEP CALLING..