National monument will help drive outdoor recreation industry growth
Nevada is home to unparalleled landscapes, from Basin and Range National Monument to Death Valley National Park to Lake Tahoe. Their majestic peaks fill our spirits, and their deep canyons bring us solace. Nevadans consider public lands our natural heritage, earning frequent visits from residents.
Biden to commit to honoring tribes by protecting public lands in Nevada
President Biden will pledge to put hundreds of thousands of acres off limits to development in southern Nevada around Spirit Mountain, a sacred tribal site. A broad coalition backs the move, but renewable energy firms have raised concerns. By Dan Michalski | Originally published in The Washington Post SEARCHLIGHT, Nevada — From the highway, Spirit…
Support from Nevada Organizations Grows for Rosen’s Bipartisan Tourism Package
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, announced more endorsements of her bipartisan Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act by multiple chambers of commerce in Nevada. The legislation was endorsed by the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, the Asian Chamber of Commerce, and the Latin Chamber of Commerce.
Downhill Mountain Bike Park 2022
Lee Canyon announced today that it will add a downhill mountain bike park for the summer 2022 season.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…