2017 In Review

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..

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Friends of Gold Butte Responds to DOI Final Monuments Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, December 6, 2017                                                                                        Media Contact: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, jaina@friendsofgoldbutte.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..

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Trump Reduces Utah Monuments

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..

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A Day of Stewardship in Gold Butte National Monument

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 2, 2017                                                                                       Media Contact:                                                                                                                 Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, jaina@friendsofgoldbutte.org, 702-208-8377 Grace Larsen, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, grace@nevadawilderness.org, 702-515-5417 MEDIA RELEASE: A Day of Stewardship in Gold Butte National Monument GOLD BUTTE NATIONAL MONUMENT..

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Friends of Gold Butte Responds to Recommended Reductions of Gold Butte National Monument

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 18, 2017                                                                                       Media Contact: Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, jaina@friendsofgoldbutte.org  / 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..

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Friends of Gold Butte Comment to DOI

July 10, 2017 Secretary Ryan Zinke U.S. Department of Interior 1849 C St. NW Washington, D.C. 20240 Re: Monument Review, DOI-2017-0002-0001 Dear Secretary Zinke, In response to your call for comments regarding National Monuments, please accept this submission from the Friends of Gold Butte. We are one of several local groups who, for the past..

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TODAY: NV Senate to Hear Resolution in Support of National Monuments

For Immediate Release: May 2, 2017      Media Contacts:                                                                                            Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte, jaina@friendsofgoldbutte.org  / 702-208-8377 Jocelyn Torres, Nevada Program Director, Conservation Lands Foundation, jocelyn@conservationlands.org / 702-767-2089 MEDIA ALERT Assembly Joint Resolution 13 Expressing Support for Gold Butte National Monument and Basin and Range National Monument to be..

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