The Dirt: Dispatches From Nevada’s Outdoor Industry

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Conservation News June 2021

Last night, the Searchlight Town Advisory Board voted unanimously to support a national monument designation for Avi Kwa Ame! This comes after Boulder City’s unanimous vote in late March.

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How to Work with Travel Nevada

Domestic travel is hot right now. But how you can reach travelers heading to Nevada? NVOBC caught up with the team at Travel Nevada to get the skinny on how to score more press, social media impressions and work with our state agency that’s here to help you increase your reach.Get More Ink Tracie Barnthouse and Chris…

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SNVBC Launches RIDE SAFE: Know Before You Go

It’s no secret that the pandemic inspired a cycling boom. According to the Outdoor Industry Association’s 2020 participation report, last year cycling was one of the top three activities…

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CLARK COUNTY STRENGTHENS CONSERVATION COMMITMENT WITH PASSAGE OF ‘30 BY 30’ RESOLUTION

On April 20, Clark County Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a resolution to conserve 30 percent of Nevada’s lands and waters by the year 2030 in response to scientific recommendations to address the current extinction, climate, and biodiversity crisis.

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NEVADA ASSEMBLY BACKS BENCHMARK TO CONSERVE LANDS & WATERS TO ADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS

On April 3, the Nevada State Assembly voted to pass AJR 3, a resolution to urge the conservation of 30 percent of Nevada’s lands and waters by the year 2030 in response to scientific recommendations to address the current extinction, climate, and biodiversity crisis.

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NVOBC MEMBERS IN THE NEWS!

After working in mountain towns in New Zealand, California, Montana and Colorado, Dan Hooper landed in the not-so-known ski town of Las Vegas. He immediately went to work…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Nevada’s Outdoor Recreation Economy

NVOBC and Get Outdoors Nevada partnered with Denver-based BBC Research to determine how the pandemic affected Nevada’s outdoor recreation economy. The resulting study contains social and economic data on outdoor businesses and public land visitation, and how patterns of use and economic activity have changed since the pandemic began. Including 16 in-depth interviews with local…

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The Nevada Divisions of Outdoor Recreation and State Parks announce the release of a public survey on outdoor recreation in Nevada

The survey is part of the federally required Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP), which is updated every five years. This plan establishes criteria for funding outdoor recreation projects in Nevada…

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The Nevada Division of Forestry is offering grants to protect and restore urban and rural ecosystems

These grant opportunities, made available through the USDA Forest Service, enable cooperators to identify LSR needs and apply for funding to address important natural resource management and conservation issues…

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Nevada Phase One Re-Open Directive

Here is a link to the Directive signed by Governor Sisolak that lists the businesses that can re-open on Saturday, those that must remain closed and the rules that apply.

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A message from The Nevada Commission on Tourism

We received this message from NCOT and thought NVOBC Members would be interested:

Small business & Entrepreneurship

Download The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The impacts of the COVID – 19 Virus are hitting us hard, unlike anything we’ve experienced. Governments are taking actions that have stopped people from traveling, begged us to stay home, Flatten The Curve. The NVOBC wants to hear from you. We can answer questions and steer you in the right direction for federal, state,…

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Non-Essential? Essential?

Many people have asked how “Essential” and “Non-Essential” businesses are defined in Nevada since the Governor made his announcement. The definitions are long but you can find them in Sections 1 and 2 of the Emergency Regulations ordered by the Nevada Division of Emergency Management.

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Coalition Support

The impacts of the COVID – 19 Virus are hitting us hard, unlike anything we’ve experienced. Governments are taking actions that have stopped people from traveling, begged us to stay home, Flatten The Curve. The NVOBC wants to hear from you.

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NVOBC COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEY

Please follow this link to a quick and simple survey about the impacts of COVID-19 on your business…

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