HR1581 Would Remove Protection for 78% of BLM Lands!

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..

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Gold Discovered in Gold Butte!

We’ve discovered gold in Gold Butte! But it’s not what you’re thinking. This “gold” is in the form of economic benefits that can be realized by businesses and communities surrounding Gold Butte. “In 2010, an estimated 5.9 million tourists visited BLM lands in Nevada and had an economic impact of $283.6 million dollars.” That’s a..

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I Own Gold Butte

Posted in the Desert Valley Times Op Ed on 6/14/2011 I own Gold Butte.  Not just the old mining town, the whole area, all 360,00 acres of it.  But that’s not surprising; I own Red Rocks and the Grand Canyon, too.  Actually, I own all of the National Parks,  Monuments, Conservation Areas and so much..

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Be a Part of Pakoon Springs

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..

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