The Resource Management Plan for the Southern Nevada BLM District is being revised and they are continuing to accept comments. Originally the Deadline was February 2nd, but they have extended the comment period to March 23rd. We have confirmation from the Southern Nevada District Director that this RMP Revision is accepting comments about Gold Butte..
Sahara West Library Art Gallery in Las Vegas will host MONUMENTS, an exhibition on Nevada’s three national monuments, April 27 to June 23, 2018. Gold Butte National Monument will be prominently featured in the exhibition. The Friends of Gold Butte have been invited to provide three pieces for the exhibition. As such, we are seeking..
Friends of Gold Butte and Friends of Nevada Wilderness Applaud Introduction of ANTIQUITIES Act of 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 MEDIA CONTACTS: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte firstname.lastname@example.org / 702-208-8377 Jose Witt, Southern Nevada Director, Friends of Nevada Wilderness email@example.com / 702-203-1720 LAS VEGAS – In response to the introduction today of the America’s Natural..
Cabin Canyon in Gold Butte National Monument is home to beautiful – and interesting – sites. Geologic forces are visible in the cracking of the rocks. Photos by Steve Dudrow Hiking in Cabin Canyon. Photo by Charyn McDonnell While hiking through Cabin Canyon, you will find many historic structures still standing. Some, like above,..
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..
Job Position: Community Outreach Manager, Wyss Fellow Location: Mesquite, Nevada Status: Full-time with benefits, two-year grant funded position The Friends of Gold Butte is seeking a motivated individual who is passionate for land conservation to help us build support and community pride for the Gold Butte National Monument (GBNM). This position is a two-year fellowship..
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..