Tahoe Truckee Earth Day 2016
Lake Tahoe and The Olympic Village at Squaw Valley
May 27 – 30: 2016 Black Rock Rendezvous
Good times on the Black Rock Desert Playa.
2016 National Trails Day – Steven’s Camp
A great weekend painting Steven’s Camp and clearing the Upper High Rock Canyon Trail!
June 6-7: Wilderness First Aid Course 2016
Taken at Galena Creek Park. Mt. Rose Highway, Reno, NV.
June 9-12: OCTA & Trails West Weekend 2016
On the hunt for emigrant relics along the California Trail.
Debbie Finley Art Workshop
Our Artist-in-Residence Debbie Finley lead a community art workshop using her Raku kiln and ceramic tiles.
Surveying for monarchs and milkweed in the Great Basin
Two former Friends of Black Rock-High Rock employees revisit the area over the 2016 Fourth of July weekend to conduct fieldwork.
Photos by Peter Pearsall and Stephanie McKnight.
4th of July on the Playa
FBR-HR celebrating our nation’s birthday with good times, good food, and good people on the playa.
Guru Road Restoration 2016
Friends had a great time getting out and showing Guru Road some much needed love!
LNT Trainer Course 2016, BRD
Friends of Black Rock- High Rock, in conjunction with Nevada Outdoor School, hosted a Leave No Trace trainer course in the Black Rock Desert. It was a fun and informative weekend learning and practicing LNT ethics and principles!
2016 Bat Survey w/ NDOW, NPS, GBI
Friends teamed up with members of NDOW, NPS, and GBI to collect bats and were rewarded with a rare find!
2016 Perseid Meteor Shower Campout
Maybe the meteors were a little disappointing, probably mostly due to the late-setting and bright half-moon, but we still had a blast. Great food and friends on the playa is always a winner!
National Public Lands Day 2016
We had a great weekend at Soldier Meadows conducting maintenance on the cabin and campground area, and enhancing habitat for the threatend Desert Dace. We would like to thank all our volunteers for their hard work. We would also like to thank our partners Nevada Outdoor School, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, Bureau of Land Management – Nevada, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for coming out and making this weekend such a success! We’ll be sharing more pictures and videos from our partners soon.
2016 Artist-in-Residence Gerlach Opening Reception
2016 Artist-in-Residence Gerlach Opening Reception on November 19, 2016 showcasing artwork from Megan Berner and Debbie Finley.