In the waning days of 2016, Gold Butte finally received the protected designation it needs and deserves. Now, one year later, we are seeing real and positive results on the land. There has been an increase in private and public funding and resources going to support restoration and research projects. Visitation to the Monument has..
One hundred years ago southern Nevada was an empty and—at least so far as humans go—fairly quiet place. Few would have guessed it was possible to put a massive urban area containing several million people in one of the driest spots in North America. But we did. Doubtless Nevada’s population will only continue to swell…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Media Contact: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, firstname.lastname@example.org / 702-208-8377 STATEMENT: Friends of Gold Butte Responds to the Release of the DOI Final Monument Report Nevadans fought for decades to achieve a protected designation for the natural and cultural..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 STATEMENT: Friends of Gold Butte Responds to Reductions to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments LAS VEGAS – In response to the President’s action to strip protections from Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah, Jaina Moan of the Friends of Gold Butte released..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 2, 2017 Media Contact: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, email@example.com, 702-208-8377 Grace Larsen, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, firstname.lastname@example.org, 702-515-5417 MEDIA RELEASE: A Day of Stewardship in Gold Butte National Monument GOLD BUTTE NATIONAL MONUMENT..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 18, 2017 Media Contact: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, email@example.com / 702-208-8377 STATEMENT: Friends of Gold Butte Responds to Recommended Reductions of Gold Butte National Monument LAS VEGAS – In response to the Department of Interior report, leaked by the Washington Post, that included..
LAS VEGAS – In response to Senator Dean Heller’s statement to the Las Vegas Review Journal that there may be reductions to the Gold Butte National Monument boundary, Jaina Moan of the Friends of Gold Butte released the following statement in response to this rumored illegal action: “Any reductions to the Gold Butte National Monument..
For Immediate Release: April 26, 2017 Media Contact: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte firstname.lastname@example.org / 702-208-8377 RELEASE: Friends of Gold Butte and Friends of Basin and Range National Monuments respond to President’s Executive Order threatening our nation’s public land treasures LAS VEGAS –..
DOWNLOAD THE 2016 GOLD BUTTE DAMAGE REPORT HERE. The report has been redacted to protect archaeological artifact and cultural site locations so as not to drive additional visitation to sensitive yet unprotected areas. The second Gold Butte Damage Report details damage to historical sites and fragile desert landscape, further illustrating need for permanent protection of Nevada’s..
ENTER TO #PROTECTGOLDBUTTE & WIN! Enter the #ProtectGoldButte photo contest! Showing our love on social media is one of the best ways to display widespread support for a Gold Butte National Monument. To enter, simply follow these instructions: Find your favorite photo of yourself enjoying Gold Butte or get outside and take a new photo! Post your..