WHAT: Save Red Rock (SRR), a grassroots conservation organization, fight to protect Red Rock Canyon from a 5,000+ home development on February 22 at the Clark County Planning Commission Meeting. SRR expresses the location will not be able to sustain the impact of the high density development, causing increased pollution, traffic and raised water costs for all Vegas Valley residents which will pose a pronounced threat to the notable tourist attraction.
Elected officials, businesses, and celebrities unite together in its mission to preserve the treasured area and will voice its concern on issues such as legality, safety, unstable soil, mining, reclamation and their overall love of the beauty and recreational activities of Red Rock Canyon. Some of the passionate community speakers include: Nevada Conservation League, Bret Birdsong, UNLV Professor at Law, Professional Rock Climber, Alex Honnod, and hometown world renown rock band, Imagine Dragons.
Esteemed dignitaries who have sent letters of support and are advocating to Save Red Rock include: Congresswoman Dina Titus, State Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford, Senate Natural Resources Chair, Yvanna Cancela, Assembly Natural Resources Chair, Heidi Swank and State Assemblymen James Oscarson, Steve Yeager and Justin Watkins.
SRR’s petition to preserve the rural character generated an outpouring of support of concerned Clark County residents and has already surpassed more than 38,000 signatures. Supporters are encouraged to advocate and support SRR by signing the petition, emailing their County Commissioners and donating to the cause at www.SaveRedRock.com.
Congresswoman Jacky Rosen
Robert Reynolds, Manager and members of the The Killers
Heather Fisher, SRR President
Justin Jones, SRR Legal Counsel
WHEN: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 9:00a.m. (press avail prior to County Commission Meeting)
WHERE: Clark County Commission Chambers
500 S. Grand Central Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89155
Press avail will take place on south side of Clark County Amphitheater
RSVP: Contact Jennifer Bradley at 702.234.9385 if you will be attending.
OTHER: Save Red Rock is a group of concerned citizens working to preserve the safety, serenity, and scenic nature of Red Rock Canyon. The group strives to protect the rural character and prioritize recreational and environmental needs over other uses not conducive to the primary uses as determined for the canyon area. For more information visit www.SaveRedRock.com or connect with Save Red Rock on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Jennifer Bradley, [email protected], 702.234.9385