A PERMANENT SOLUTION? We have dream — it is a long shot, but a “conservation easement” that could preserve lands surrounded by the Red Rock NCA once and for all. Learn more about the Conservation Easement ultimate solution and tell your County Commissioners to give the Nature Conservancy and others time to study this option. […]
Q: Doesn’t the developer have a legal right to build on his own land? A: Yes he does, but only rural rights of one house per two acres. He is asking the county to change that to high density zoning instead of rural zoning. Save Red Rock is not against property owner rights. He has […]
The Save Red Rock Coalition facilitates the voice of concerned citizens working to instill a higher standard of safety and preservation of the scenic character of Red Rock Canyon, protecting rural rights and prioritizing recreational and environmental needs over all other uses not conducive to the primary purpose of the National Conservation Area. Mission Statement […]
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.
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