PROTECTED! Gold Butte National Monument

Gold Butte is Nevada’s piece of the Grand Canyon, and it is a treasure trove of cultural, historic, and natural wonders. Located between the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Gold Butte covers almost 350,000 acres in southeastern Nevada.

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Gold Butte’s wonders include thousands of petroglyphs, historic mining and pioneer-era artifacts, rare and threatened wildlife, dramatic geologic features like red sculpted stand stone and rock spires, and fossil track-sites dating back 170-180 million years ago.

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Letter to the editor-Boone

MESQUITE LOCAL NEWS- In this post-truth era, the Congressional Western Caucus spins false narrative to con the public into giving away our recreation lands to extractive resources interests. In particular, the notion that National Monuments historically have been small, and should remain small, is false. One of the earliest national monuments was Grand Canyon National Monument,… Read more »

At Gold Butte, there’s more than meets the eye

THE SPECTRUM-Stephen Rowland, In My Opinion In his recent trip to Nevada, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent a few hours in one of our newest national monuments — Gold Butte, where he viewed Native American rock art threatened by vandals, hiking trails that offer countless opportunities for exploration and fragile desert plants and wildlife native… Read more »

NATIONAL MONUMENTS Zinke, Trump admin blasted as ‘big bullies’ in Nev. tour

E & E NEWS- Las Vegas- Democratic Rep. Dina Titus yesterday railed against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s abbreviated review of national monuments in Nevada and accused the Trump administration of acting “like big bullies” in its management of public lands. Titus appeared at a press conference organized by the progressive group Battle Born Progress, along… Read more »

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