On November 2, 2011, U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV), Congressman Joe Heck (R-NV) and Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) today introduced the Pine Forest Recreation Enhancement Act. This bill is the result of over two years of cooperation between conservation organizations like Friends of Nevada Wilderness, sportsmen and hunting clubs, and government agencies. 26,000 acres in northern Nevada will be designated as protected wilderness under the bill.
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