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April Newsletter: Upcoming events, staff changes, and partner information.

March 2019 Newsletter. This month: Reduced hours, call for artists in residence 2019, upcoming events, and more!

Updates from the Black Rock: Welcome new Executive Director; new shop hours; Artist in Residence 2018 showings, new summer programs, and volunteer needs.

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management is asking for public comment on the proposed activities related to a 10-year Special Recreation Permit (SRP) for the Burning Man Event. The BLM Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office, published a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing the potential environmental effects of approving […]

The Leave No Trace Trainer course is a must for anyone who visits the National Conservation Area. Fly Ranch Lead Docent Volunteers need to understand Leave No Trace, and we highly recommend the course for our other volunteers. The 2-day course covers many outdoor ethics topics. You will learn about preparing for trips, backwoods bathrooms, […]

As a Friends of Black Rock/High Rock volunteer you are an integral part of the future of the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon NCA!

Volunteering in the NCA is more than helping. It’s an adventure! Click on the links below to sign up and GET OUT THERE! Tahoe Earth Day 2018 Reno Earth Day 2018 Black Rock Rendezvous   Interested in volunteering with the Fly Ranch project? Click here for more info.

Sign up here to help Friends of Black Rock-High Rock organize and lead programs at Fly Ranch.  Before you sign up to become a Docent (lead or support) please read the requirements & fill out this questionnaire to start the process: Docent questionnaire. Starting July 1st, Nature Walks begin an hour earlier to beat the […]

Wildlife are everywhere in Black Rock-High Rock Country, even barren parts of the playa. In addition to familiar species like bighorn sheep, falcons, and mule deer, look closely and you may also spot pygmy rabbits, fairy shrimp, and two-inch-long Pacific chorus frogs. Where to Find Wildlife Wherever you end up exploring, the best times to […]

Thanks to the support of people like you who share our commitment to northwestern Nevada’s extraordinary landscapes, Friends of Black Rock-High Rock has become a leader in stewardship, education and conservation of the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trail National Conservation Area. What We Do Founded in 1999, we provide education and resources for […]