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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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Press Release: Outdoor Industry Businesses in Nevada Say Avi Kwa Ame’s National Monument Designation Means Economic Growth

Nevada’s outdoor industry businesses are making a case for Avi Kwa Ame’s national monument designation, following a presentation on Earth Day about the area to Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition’s…

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Press Release: Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Launches Red Rock Roundtable, A Virtual Panel Discussion Series

NVOBC announces the launch of Red Rock Roundtable, a virtual panel discussion series created to educate and inspire Nevada’s outdoor recreation business leaders and foster a more robust outdoor recreation economy. The first event…

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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’s outdoor recreation industry poised for a comeback

When athletes medal at the Olympics after what seemed a career-ending injury, people jump to their feet and cheer. Everyone loves a good comeback. Nevada’s outdoor recreation industry is like a rising star athlete…

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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.

Press Release: New Threat of Development Ignites Efforts to Protect Nevada’s Proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

An application submitted by Eolus Vind AB, a Swedish wind power developer, for Kulning Wind, a project on the proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in Clark County, has heightened efforts to protect the region.

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Bicycle advocates push back against SB183 restrictions on access to roads

Advocates for bicyclists pushed back as legislation to keep them off highways was discussed on Wednesday. Senate Bill 183, sponsored by Republican Senator Joseph Hardy would prohibit access for bicyclists…

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Nevada’s outdoor recreation industry saw revenue drop in 2020 during pandemic

The COVD-19 pandemic created a confusing paradox for Nevada’s outdoor industry. While people appeared to be spending more time outside during the lockdown…

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Pandemic rush outside not enough to offset hit to recreation industry

In Nevada, residents flocked to outdoor recreation in the early months of the pandemic as restrictions shut down bars, restaurants, and concert venues.

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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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:

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Updated COVID19 Resource Guide

As we all navigate these rough waters, your NVOBC Team wants you to have the best information possible. The guide discussed below is a valuable resource to all things COVID related.

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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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Senator Cortez Masto Publishes COVID19 Resource Guide

In a Medium post published today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) unveiled a comprehensive Disaster Resource Guide for Nevadans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide includes critical information on medical care…

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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…

Nevada’s outdoor recreation industry is organizing

Nevada’s outdoor recreation industry generates $12.6 billion annually and 87,000 jobs. That’s more jobs than I.T. and mining combined. With the recent creation of the Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition, the recreation industry is growing. Formed in December, the group’s first Las Vegas meeting occurred last month…

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