Monday, January 31, 2011

Restoration: Before and After

Lovell Canyon, January 2011

An illegal off-road track before volunteers start work (Photo by Chris Hensley)

Volunteers bring in wood and other material to form a natural barrier to keep vehicles out of restricted areas (Chris Hensley)

The final touch (Chris Hensley)

After the group is done (Chris Hensley)

Monday, January 24, 2011

Happy Birthday, Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge!

The Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northern Nevada celebrates its 70th birthday this Wednesday!

Check out our video, "Sheldon Rendezvous 2010," to see some of the work we've done in the refuge:

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Volunteering With Friends of Nevada Wilderness

As we gear up for a productive 2011 season, we're excited to see returning volunteers and greenhorns join us! If you're interested in volunteering but not quite sure what you'll be doing, watch our video, "Why Volunteer?", below to get a taste of the Friends of Nevada Wilderness stewardship experience.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Lovell Canyon Restoration - Day One

7 buckets of glass and 32 bags of trash were collected last Saturday by FNW volunteers at Lovell Canyon - a great start to 2011!

Thanks to everyone who came out for our first project of the year...

You made a big difference to a beautiful slice of Nevada wild!

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Removal: Before and After

Table Mountain, September 2009

An illegal fire pit is spotted...

And traces are removed by Friends of Nevada Wilderness.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011