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Nevadans Applaud ‘Public Lands Rule’ Emphasizing Conservation and Recreation

Rule can help boost local economies by ensuring healthy communities, wildlife, and cultural values.

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What Nevadans are saying: “We applaud Senator Rosen’s leadership in advancing the Truckee Meadows Public Lands Management Act”

Earlier This Year, Senator Rosen Introduced Legislation To Increase Affordable Housing Opportunities, Support Responsible Development, & Protect Public Lands in Washoe County

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Partnerships crucial to LMNRA

In September 2023, Lake Mead National Recreation Area launched the More to Mead initiative. The project aims to deepen relationships with surrounding communities and tribes.

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Vegas’ outdoor recreation economy booming post-pandemic

Las Vegas is known across the globe for its gaming and tourism industry but one often overlooked facet of the economy, outdoor recreation, is climbing quickly.

Proposed BLM Rule Challenged in Congress, NV Conservationists React

Two pieces of legislation could require the Bureau of Land Management to throw out thousands of public comments and jeopardize the agency’s proposed rule, which aims to put conservation efforts on par with other uses taking place on public lands.

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U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen Urge Biden Administration to Protect Nevada’s Ruby Mountains

U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) are calling on the Biden administration to prohibit oil and gas leasing in the Ruby Mountains and the neighboring Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, also referred to as the “Ruby Marshes.”

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Stand up against oil and gas leasing

Outdated oil and gas leasing practices are a threat to established and emerging outdoor recreation communities.

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Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Announces New Executive Director

The Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition is pleased to announce the hiring of Mandi Elliott as its first executive director.  She starts June 1, 2023 and is working part-time as the NVOBC begins rolling out new programs.

Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Announces New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Zoë Houghton, zoe@nvobc.org Las Vegas – The Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition is pleased to announce the hiring of Mandi Elliott as our first executive director.  She starts June 1, 2023 and is working part-time as the NVOBC begins rolling out new programs. Mandi brings the right mix of experience and…

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Charting the course for the future of Nevada’s public lands

By Leah Wzientek | Originally published in the Reno Gazette Journal As a local business owner in Nevada, an avid outdoor recreator and regular resource for the outdoor community, I see firsthand the many ways in which we all benefit from Nevada’s incredible public lands. Our state is full of jaw-dropping mountain ranges, valleys and vistas,…

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Proposed BLM Public Lands Rule

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has launched a 75-day comment period and is hosting several public meetings to gather feedback on their proposed Public Lands Rule, which would establish a framework to ensure healthy landscapes, abundant wildlife habitat, clean water and balanced decision-making on our nation’s public lands.  We – the public – have…

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Nevada Legislature should seize on chance to use outdoors to inspire children

Nevada is home to some of the most beautiful and unique natural environments in the world. From mountainous peaks and painted desserts to the visible galaxies of the darkest night skies in the continental U.S…

Nevada Legislators and Activists Seek Progress During Conservation Lobby Day

Originally published in Channel 2 News On Monday, Nevada State Assembly Speaker Steve Yeager and Senate Majority Leader stood alongside 60 members of Nevada’s conservation community to commence Conservation Lobby Day. The event occurred in front of the Nevada Legislature where speakers emphasized the urgency of legislation to protect Nevada’s lands and wildlife and advance clean…

Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Applauds Designation of Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Commends Avi Kwa Ame National Monument Designation

Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Reacts to News of Impending Avi Kwa Ame Monument Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Zoë Houghton, zoe@nvobc.org NEVADA – On Thursday, news broke of President Joe Biden’s plans to sign a proclamation designating the territory of Avi Kwa Ame in Southern Nevada as a new national monument, answering the call from Tribal leaders, conservationists, outdoor recreationalists, and local monument supporters to protect the landscape. In response,…

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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.

Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Statement re: President Biden’s Announcement

NEVADA. – In support of today’s announcement by President Biden indicating his intent to designate Avi Kwa Ame a national monument, the Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition released the following statement: “As entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders of the outdoor recreation industry in Nevada, we support the designation of Avi Kwa Ame as a National Monument….

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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…

Feds to Hold Public Meeting Today on Proposed National Monument

The proposed national monument to be called Avi Kwa Ame is getting a big boost today as the top leaders of the Bureau of Land Management hold a public meeting in Laughlin.

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Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Hosts Event in Reno on Avi Kwa Ame

Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition Hosts Event in Reno on Avi Kwa Ame and publishes new Letter from 105 Businesses Supporting the Proposed National Monument.

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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. 

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New state-federal agreement aims to expand outdoor recreation while protecting environment

With more people exploring Nevada’s public lands than ever before, impacts to the landscape are on the rise. This raises concern amongst conservationists and state officials about how best to protect the environment.

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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.

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Rep. Titus Introduces Legislation Establishing Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District introduced H.R. 6751, the Avi Kwa Ame National Monument Establishment Act of 2022. This legislation will designate Avi Kwa Ame as a National Monument and permanently protect nearly 450,000 acres of biologically diverse and culturally significant lands within the Mojave Desert.

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If you haven't gotten your tickets, you can get them here:
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Celebrate with us at REI as we watch the inspiring film Mobilizing for Monuments: The Road Trip.

This documentary features Avi Kwa Ame, Nevada's newest National Monument, and features some of your favorite Southern Nevada outdoor professionals! You're bound to see a familiar face 😁

Event Details:
April 18th, 2024
6 pm - 8 pm
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We're in a documentary?? 😱

Celebrate with us at REI as we watch the inspiring film Mobilizing for Monuments: The Road Trip.

This documentary features Avi Kwa Ame, Nevada's newest National Monument, and features some of your favorite Southern Nevada outdoor professionals! You're bound to see a familiar face 😁

Event Details:
April 18th, 2024
6 pm - 8 pm
REI (Boca Park)

Light refreshments and snacks will be included!

RSVP here: lnkd.in/g_zh2a8H
... See MoreSee Less

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