About the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area
Stewarded by Friends of Sloan Canyon
Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area was designated in 2002 as part of the Clark County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act of 2002. The 48,438 acre NCA surrounds a smaller 14,000 acre core of wilderness in the North McCullough Wilderness. The marquee attraction is Sloan Canyon Archeological Site, with 300 rock art panels with 1,700 drawings. The NCA has an abundance of cactus species and a population of desert bighorn sheep.
From the blog
Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area continues to reap the benefits of the hard work and commitment of a Veterans Conservation Corps—five young military veterans who are employed as part of a unique three-month partnership to improve trails, protect cultural resources, enhance habitat, and work with volunteers from the community to make … read more
On September 26 in Henderson, Nevada, five Veterans Conservation Corps members were joined by community volunteers, Congresswoman Dina Titus, Councilwoman Debra March, NV Energy Vice President for Government and Community Relations Judy Stokey and representatives from partnering organizations to launch the “From Military Service to Green Service” partnership at Sloan … read more
NV Energy Foundation Supports “From Military Service to Green Service: Veterans Conservation Corps for Sloan Canyon”
The Conservation Lands Foundation is pleased to announce that a generous $75,000 grant from NV Energy Foundation will provide paid employment to an all-military Veterans Conservation Corps to restore habitat, build and improve recreational trails, and train volunteers to be long-term “trail stewards.” The work will take place over three … read more