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National Public Lands Day 2014 In Nevada

Posted at 30 September, 2014, 12:29 pm

Southern Nevadans were busy on Sept. 27 volunteering for National Public Lands Day. Three projects were hosted by Friends of Nevada Wilderness, all¬†aimed at restoring the natural environment on public lands all across the Las Vegas Valley. At Corn Creek on the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, 21 volunteers from MGM grand and the¬†community spread 75 […]


Elko Recreation Study: Wilderness Study Areas

Posted at 11 August, 2014, 5:42 pm

Elko residents, you are invited to share your opinions about the benefits of recreating in Wilderness Study Areas in Elko County. Your input will help the Bureau of Land Management as it prepares to update the Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the BLM Elko District. The Great Basin Institute (GBI) will be holding a series of informal discussions in August and September to give people a chance to express their desires and expectations regarding Wilderness Study Area management in the future.