Thursday, March 31, 2011

Removal: Before and After

Desert National Wildlife Refuge, April 2011

Before the team takes down 2,920 feet of fence (photo by Darcy Shepard)

The fence ran along a series of rocky ridges the team climbed to reach the site. The fence was approximately 2.5 miles from the cars with an elevation gain of 750 feet. (Darcy Shepard)

Equipment to remove the posts had to be hauled in, then the removed materials hiked back out (Kurt Kuznicki)

After the team cuts down the sheep wire, barbed wire, and pulls out the posts (Darcy Shepard)

2011 National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance Conference

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

This Is Nevada...

Close-up of Joshua Tree in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge (photo by Darcy Shepard)

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Alternative Spring Break with Friends of Nevada Wilderness

Here's a taste of the work our awesome team of volunteers put in over Alternative Spring Break in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge! (all photos by Kurt Kuznicki)

Thanks again for all your hard work!!

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Before and After: Construction

Highland Ridge Wilderness, September 2008

Materials for the exclosure are laid out before the crew begins work (photo by Brian Beffort)

After the team finishes the exclosure (Brian Beffort)

This Is Nevada...

Winter in the Mt. Rose Wilderness (Photo by Brian Beffort)

Tuesday, March 01, 2011