Our nearby neighbors in Beaver Dam Wash NCA and Red Cliffs NCA are celebrating and you’re invited! Why not take a wonderful ride over to Tuacahn next Monday afternoon and join in? It’s free! Click here for more info.
We all know Gold Butte is a special place and we’d be fooling ourselves to think people won’t continue to discover Gold Butte and the number of visitors won’t continue to grow. In the wake of more efforts to increase tourism, it’s something we need to embrace and not look the other way. In doing..
Public News Service-NV July 29, 2011 “Great Outdoor Giveaway” Poses Threat to $1.8 Billion Economic Engine in NV LAS VEGAS – A proposal in Congress to open up 5 million acres of public lands in Nevada to development – and 60 million acres nationwide – is drawing fire from those who say it’s a move..
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’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..
By Vernon Robison June 22, 2011 – Moapa Valley Progress Bureau of Land Management representatives gave a report to the local town advisory boards (TABs) in meetings last week about the results of an ongoing project to monitor roads in each of four Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) surrounding the Moapa Valley area. BLM..
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..
On Wednesday, June 1, Friends of Gold Butte volunteers got together and collected seeds in Gold Butte with BLM restoration staff. We collected white bur sage at Whitney Pockets and globemallow near Devils Throat. Some of the seed collected will be crafted into seed balls by students in our education program and dispersed in areas..
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..