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10.18.13

Thank You Majority Leader Reid and other Congressional Friends of the National Conservation Lands

Wednesday night, sixteen days of federal government shutdown came to an end when the Senate and the House passed a bi-partisan bill to fund the government until January 15th.  The President immediately signed the bill.  This allowed for the re-opening of all federal agencies and sub-agencies, including the Bureau of … read more

10.10.13

Closed Part 2- The Friends Grassroots Network Experiences the Impact of the Shutdown

Since the shutdown, the Friends Grassroots Network has directly experienced the effects through the termination of all volunteer activities and events.  The government shutdown has also led to: the closure of visitor centers including Friends offices; cancelation of all recreational and education events; and serious economic impacts on gateway communities … read more

05.24.13

Hats off to Pat Williams, Friend Extraordinaire

Our hats are off to BLM for recognizing the outstanding work of the virtuoso of volunteerism, our very own Pat Williams! Pat contributed over 20,000 hours (that’s 9.6 YEARS!!!) to the protection and restoration of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Pat received the Milestone … read more

06.25.10

Red Rock Canyon NCA- Video

CLF staff has been working with Gary Strieker from the non-profit Environment News Trust to create a series of short stories on the areas within the National Conservation Lands.  Below is a video of the amazing Red Rock Canyon NCA located outside of Las Vegas, NV.

05.10.10

Local Volunteers at Red Rock Receive National Award

Friends of Red Rock Canyon volunteers Pat and Chuck Williams receive the Bureau of Land Management’s “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Award in D.C.   Click here for a PDF of the Press Release