Thursday, December 20, 2012

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Black Canyon Tamarisk Pull

The southern Nevada team and four volunteers headed out via canoe
to Black Canyon along the Colorado River to pull invasive Tamarisk.

Safety vests on and paddles ready!

Pulling that pesky Tamarisk!


And the long paddle back home...

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Friends in the News: Collecting Seeds in Water Canyon

The Silver Pinyon Journal covered our volunteers' effort to repair and re-naturalize Water Canyon, a popular recreation site for the folks of Winnemucca. Check out the details and pictures here:

Monday, December 10, 2012

2012 Wingding Awardees

All photos courtesy of Henry Egghart
Volunteers of the Year - Mike Thorson and Dorothy Hudig

2012 Youth Steward - Levi Smyth

Corporate Sponsor of the Year - GSI Outdoors
Wilderness Legacy Award - Marge Sill, Mother of Nevada Wilderness
A few of the lovely Blue Helmet awardees
Organization Partner of the Year - Great Basin Institute
Agency Partner of the Year - Southern Nevada Agency Partnership, accepted by Director Kate Hanson
Agency Team Player - Sandi Gracia of the Winnemucca BLM, accepted by Kristine Struck

Monday, December 03, 2012

This Is Nevada...

Red mountains of the Lake Mead north shore (photo by Kurt Kuznicki)