‘Friends of Gold Butte’ Celebrates New Mesquite Office Opening

MOAPA VALLEY PROGRESS- The regional Friends of Gold Butte organization celebrated the grand opening of a new office located at 12 W. Mesquite Blvd, Unit 106 in Mesquite on Thursday, September 13. Festivities included a ribbon cutting and refreshments as supporters of the organization viewed the facility. According to Friends of Gold Butte Community Outreach… Read more »

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2018                                                                              Media Contact:                                                                                              Brenda Slocumb, Outings & Outreach Coordinator, Friends of Gold Butte brenda@friendsofgoldbutte.org 702-596-6810 MEDIA RELEASE: Friends of Gold Butte Announces Fall Speaker Series Wide range of topics appeal to locals and visitors alike MESQUITE- The popular speaker series brought to… Read more »

Art display celebrates three new monuments

MESQUITE LOCAL NEWS- “Monuments,” an art exhibition showcasing Nevada’s three new National Monuments, opened at the Mesquite Library this week.  The exhibition is a refinement of works of the larger show that appeared this spring at the Clark County Sahara Library in Las Vegas. Images of Tule Springs Fossil Beds, Basin and Range National Monument… Read more »

MEDIA RELEASE: MONUMENTS Exhibition Opening in Mesquite Artists showcase work inspired by Nevada’s three national monuments

LAS VEGAS – Nevada’s three national monuments are featured in an art exhibition at the Mesquite Library. The MONUMENTS exhibition showcases work inspired by Tule Springs Fossil Beds, Basin and Range, and Gold Butte national monuments. The exhibition runs through September 29. An opening reception will be held on August 21 at the Cafe in… Read more »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nevadans in Congress take monumental legislative step

LAS VEGAS SUN- I want to express my gratitude and support to Nevada Reps. Dina Titus, Jacky Rosen and Ruben Kihuen, who joined 59 other legislators to co-sponsor HR6410, the America’s Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018. This act would ensure that all national… Read more »

Region’s beauty well showcased

  LAS VEGAS SUN- I want to thank the management and staff at the Sahara West Library for displaying the Monuments exhibit for the past few months. The sculpture, art and photographs showcase the magnificence of Basin & Range, Tule Springs Fossil Beds, and Gold Butte national monuments. And what a diverse collection of artists…. Read more »

Environmental groups collect comments on Gold Butte management

MESQUITE LOCAL NEWS- Friends of Gold Butte (FOGB) and Sierra Club hosted a “Citizen’s Hearing for the Gold Butte National Monument” at Highland Estates Resort Hotel in Mesquite on June 27.  The two organizations are concerned that the BLM has excluded public comment on Gold Butte National Monument in drafting a revised resource management plan… Read more »

Volunteers clean up vandalism at Golde Butte National Monument

THE SPECTRUM- Nevada’s newest National Monument is no stranger to vandalism. Luckily, there is dedicated group of trained volunteers organized by Friends of Gold Butte that are eager to keep Gold Butte pristine and natural. One previously vandalized area is at White Rock, a pinnacle at the entrance to Cabin Canyon in the Virgin Mountains. In… Read more »

Resource management plans help Nevada’s outdoor businesses

LAS VEGAS SUN- Many of us enjoy the abundant outdoor opportunities that the Las Vegas area has to offer, and some of us are even passionately addicted to the mountains, rocks and expansive outdoor vistas. For some small businesses, like mine, our public lands are also an integral part of our livelihood. An important day… Read more »