"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
  • WILL NEVADA’S PUBLIC LANDS LOSE PROTECTED STATUS? NOT IF THEIR ALLIES CAN HELP IT

    Read the original article by C. Moon Reed on Las Vegas Weekly C. Moon Reed Thu, May 4, 2017 (midnight) No matter your politics, chances are you want to keep our public lands public. According to a December 2015 poll by Colorado College, 80 percent of Western state voters support…

  • Resolution in Support of National Monuments to be Heard

    MEDIA ALERT Assembly Joint Resolution 13 Expressing Support for Gold Butte National Monument and Basin and Range National Monument to be Heard Today LAS VEGAS – Today just days after President Trump announced a “review” of Gold Butte National Monument, Basin and Range National Monument, and the Antiquities Act; the…

  • President Trump Wants Review of National Monuments

    Original article found on KTVN 2 News President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as “national monuments,” an action that could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states as Trump…

  • RELEASE: Friends of Gold Butte and Friends of Basin and Range National Monuments respond to President’s Executive Order threatening our nation’s public land treasures

    For Immediate Release: April 26, 2017                                                                                       Media Contact:                                                                                                                 Jaina Moan, Executive Director, Friends of Gold Butte jaina@friendsofgoldbutte.org  / 702-208-8377   RELEASE: Friends of Gold Butte and Friends of Basin and Range National Monuments respond to President’s Executive Order threatening our…

  • 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