About Friends of Sloan Canyon
The vision of Friends of Sloan Canyon is to preserve and conserve Sloan Canyon National Conservation area while providing access and enjoyment for the public. Over the past decade our activities have focused mainly on advocacy & education: lobbying efforts for land restoration, trail creation and greater public access, and community education programs on the importance of preserving forever homes for our native animals, insects, and birds.
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