"If you want to see something happening right now that happened here two hundred million years ago, you can see it all in Nevada." - John McPhee, Basin and Range
  • BLM Accepts Conservation Easement Protecting City Sculpture

    California Museum Donates Private Land Easement in National Monument Ely, Nev.—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today accepted the donation of a 1,316-acre conservation easement on private lands located in southeastern Nevada’s BLM-managed Basin and Range National Monument. The easement, which is located in the Garden Valley area near Hiko,…

  • BLM Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Conservation Easement

    From Bureau of Land Management – Nevada: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Basin and Range National Monument is seeking public review and comment on a preliminary environmental assessment (EA) analyzing a proposed conservation easement that would allow the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Triple Aught Foundation to grant…

  • DEADLINE: Environmental Assessment for Desert Race

    The deadline for comments on the Environmental Assessment for the Best in the Desert race proposed through about more than 30 miles inside the Basin and Range National Monument. You can read the Environmental Assessment here. The deadline to submit comments has been extended until August 3rd, and you can…

  • BLM Announces Public Scoping Meetings on Management Plan for Basin and Range National Monument

    Ely, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District has begun the Resource Management Plan (RMP) process for the Basin and Range National Monument and is inviting the public to participate in this important planning effort.  The RMP and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under development will serve…

  • Basin & Range Student Exhibition Opening Reception

    Basin & Range Student Exhibition Opening Reception

  • Basin and Range Photo Exhibition Opening Reception

    Basin and Range Photo Exhibition Opening Reception

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    Trip to Basin and Range

    I’ve been to the Love’s gas station plenty of times on my way through the I-15, but this time it was different. I was meeting Jim Boone an ecologist who blogs at birdandhike.com for a tour of the area called Basin and Range. Basin and Range is an area north…

  • After-School All Stars take on Basin and Range

    After-School All Stars take on Basin and Range

    In April, a dozen middle-school kids from After-School All-Stars Las Vegas took a trip to‪ Basin and Range. The had a cool opportunity to  meet archaeologists from Eetza Research Associates while on their hike. In addition to checking out the petroglyph panels in Mount Irish, the kids also got to see first hand graffiti left on…

  • Civic Engagement and Young People Better Off Because of It

    Civic Engagement and Young People Better Off Because of It

    Blog post by Christian Gerlach On February 18th in Las Vegas the office of Senator Harry Reid, the office of Congresswoman Dina Titus, and the Deputy Director of the Department of the Interior Mr. Michael Connor held a public meeting dubbed “Conversation on Conservation”. The event was an opportunity for…

  • Why I Hike

    Why I Hike

    “I am alarmed when it happens that I have walked a mile into the woods bodily, without getting there in spirit.” —Henry David Thoreau, Walking  Blog post by Bill Huggins Any of us who spend time in wild places probably have many similar reasons for doing so: nature connection, clean…