By Alan Snel ▪ The federal government has suspended the $2 service charge on the toll collected to drive the popular Red Rock Loop, the 13-mile scenic drive used by thousands of Red Rock Canyon visitors every month. The reservation system is still in place for people who want to drive their cars on the…Read More
By Ricardo Torres-Cortez ▪ Volunteers pressed wire brushes against vandalized slabs of red rock Sunday morning and scraped and scraped in circles. Some leaned in heavier into the bristles, while others were more meticulous. But everyone in the small group was there on the same mission: to remove graffiti from a portion of Ash Creek Spring at Red…Read More
Erin McDermott North Las Vegas ▪ The writer is executive director of Friends of Red Rock Canyon. Thank you for making the graffiti damage at Red Rock Canyon front-page news (Saturday Review-Journal). While the coverage heightens public awareness, sadly it often also provides exactly the attention the taggers are seeking. Our public lands have increasingly…Read More
Damage was reported this week in Ash Canyon, a popular spot for hiking and climbing.
“It’s really sad, and it’s pretty recent,” says Heather Fisher, President of the non-profit Save Red Rock. “If we don’t conserve this, we have nothing for the future.”
By Sabrina Schnur ▪ Advocacy groups and park rangers lamented Friday over another graffiti tag spotted at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Bureau of Land Management spokesman John Asselin said the graffiti was reported near Ash Creek Spring, which is outside the Scenic Loop. “Tagging and graffiti are a regular occurrence and it’s difficult to…Read More
By Victoria Saha ▪ LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Reports of vandals making their way around the popular Red Rock Canyon is upsetting those who come to the area to experience the desert’s beauty. Fifteen minutes into a hiking trail by Calico Basin, vandals spray-painted in different colors of blue, purple, and yellow. It was reported…Read More
By Bree Guy ▪ LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — If you go out exploring the beautiful peaks and valleys of Red Rock Canyon, you probably don’t expect to see those views marred by graffiti. Despite ongoing prevention efforts by Friends of Red Rock Canyon and other organizations, vandalism continues. Cliff faces and boulders in the national conservation area…Read More
The land where Bonnie Spring Ranch stood until 2019 is getting new life.
A groundbreaking for the 65 acre parcel took place Tuesday morning.
The owners of the land Joel Laub and Randall Jones of The Reserve at Red Rock Canyon are converting the property to public use land plus an ultra luxury residential community.
Originally published by Mike Prevatt, Nevada Public Radio Read here: https://knpr.org/knpr/2019-04/plans-build-houses-near-red-rock-stalled-now Apr 22, 2019 Las Vegans have been up in arms about a proposed 3,000-home development near Red Rock Canyon for years. And for now, those plans are stalled, thanks to a recent vote by the Clark County Commission. It’s the latest in a long-running…Read More
Originally published by Patrick Walker, 8 News Now Read here: https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/housing-development-near-red-rock-faces-hurdle/ Posted: Apr 17, 2019 / 12:35 PM PDT / Updated: Apr 19, 2019 / 11:04 AM PDT LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A proposed development near Read Rock Conservation Area has been a point of contention for nearly a decade. Wednesday, Clark County commissioners took a key vote that will delay…Read More
Originally published by Amy Abdelsayed, Alicia Pattillo, Cinthia Maldonado, KTNV Las Vegas Read here: https://www.ktnv.com/news/commissioners-vote-on-the-future-of-red-rock-canyon Posted: 9:25 AM, Apr 17, 2019 Updated: 9:29 PM, Apr 17, 2019 LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A development project near Red Rock Canyon was put on hold after a vote by Clark County Commissioners on Wednesday. Gypsum Resources wants to build businesses and…Read More
Originally published by Cassandra Mlynarek, Fox 5 Las Vegas Read here: https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/county-votes-against-red-rock-development-must-get-blm-ok/article_488f72a2-6176-11e9-8d50-2b1d5829ef03.html Posted Apr 17, 2019 LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – In a unanimous vote, Clark County Commissioners voted against changing requirements for a proposed housing development bordering Red Rock Canyon. Gypsum Resources has tried to pass the proposal for several years. Clark County told the company…Read More