Save Red Rock is a grass-roots organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the rural, recreational, educational, and scientific resources in and around the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Grass Roots Organization
They banded together to preserve the peace in their rural town. Along the way, the big city next door took up the fight, too.
To city dwellers on the neon-lit side of Blue Diamond Hill, the small burg nestled in the western crux of the 159 might seem a bit eerie at night. So quiet, so dark. But to the 300 residents of Blue Diamond, it’s a peace worth fighting for — as is the family-friendly atmosphere that permeates the school, library, park, theater and swimming pool in the former gypsum-mine company town.
Article by Heidi Kyser, Desert Companion, April 15, 2015
As such an honorable and influential member of the community was lost, the Don Albietz tragedy struck deep and wide. You may remember the Las Vegas Metro Police Officer who was killed in 2005 while riding his bike in Red Rock Canyon. As a husband, father, friend, police officer, little league coach, Ironman athlete and community hero, his life inspired the entire community to come together to fight for safer and better conditions in Red Rock Canyon, and www.saveredrock.com was born.
Looking for ways to help the victims of the October 1 tragedy in Las Vegas? We Need Volunteers!
Escape Adventures and Save Red Rock are offering daily guided Nature Walks in Red Rock Canyon to victims, first responders, their family members and anyone affected or saddened by the tragedy in Las Vegas.
Volunteer Opportunity: Nature Walk Friends
We are looking for counselors or compassionate members of the community to accompany people as they walk and reflect in peaceful and serene Red Rock Canyon.