Posts tagged nevada

Gold Butte National Monument protects a landscape of intricate geology and history, where nature and humans have created true works of art. An interview with Jaina Moan, Executive Director of Friends of Gold Butte, and a photo essay capturing the beauty this landscape.

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GOLD BUTTE NATIONAL MONUMENT: Conversations in the Desert

We had the chance to spend two days in the Gold Butte National Monument guided by Jim Boone, an expert in Nevada's outdoors and a member of the Board of Directors for Friends of Gold Butte. This is one the monuments listed to be reduced in size as recommended by Secretary Zinke. However, any area taken away from this outstanding national monument would be a great loss. 

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BASIN AND RANGE NATIONAL MONUMENT: Protecting Nevada's Wild Valleys

"When you go to Basin and Range you have to think about that notion of sitting on a beach and looking out at the ocean (...) it’s that same kind of serene feeling, similar to sitting on the prairie and looking at its vastness."  Interview with Jim Boone, coordinator of efforts to create a local support group for the new national monument. 

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