About Friends of Black Rock-High Rock

Friends of Black Rock-High Rock helps manage the resources of the Black Rock Desert region in northern Nevada and educates the public to foster stewardship and preserve its unique character.

From the blog

  • 10.28.13

    2013 Friends Award Winners Announced

    In a festive and rollicking awards ceremony on Saturday night, we announced our 2013 award winners. We started an annual awards program back in 2011 to recognize the excellent work being done by our partners across programmatic disciplines.  We’re happy to report that each year, competition for the awards has … 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

  • 10.1.13

    Reports from the field: Public Lands Day 2013

    The 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day has been and gone. By all accounts, it was an amazing day all across the National Conservation Lands as members of our Friends Grassroots Network volunteered their time in support of our public lands. Here are some dispatches from the field… San … read more