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
The Mayor and City Council of Henderson, Nevada presented a special commendation to military veterans and young people who are part of the Conservation Lands Foundation’s “From Military Service to Green Service” program–a partnership that employs veterans and young people to restore habitat, improve access and protect cultural resources at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, … read more
Las Vegas, Nev. (December 8, 2016) – The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) hailed Senator Harry Reid’s historic contributions to wildlife and land conservation in America following the Senator’s farewell address to the chamber today. The group cited the Senator’s dedication and legislative acumen over his long career in public service, … read more
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