The Friends of Gold Butte and the Sierra Club are hosting a Citizens’ Hearing for the Gold Butte National Monument on Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Highland Estates Resort & Hotel at 555 Highland Dr. The purpose of this hearing is to collect comments from the public on how Gold Butte National Monument should be managed in order to maintain preservation of natural and cultural treasures and ensure access in the Monument.

 

This meeting is an open house format. At 6:00 p.m., there will be a short, 20-minute, presentation about Gold Butte National Monument. Maps and resources will be available with information about the designated road network, infrastructure, and the natural, historic, and cultural resources in the Monument. Comment cards will be provided to collect input from attendees. All comments collected will be sent to the Bureau of Land Management to inform the ongoing management planning process.

 

The Friends of Gold Butte is dedicated to promoting the responsible enjoyment of Gold Butte National Monument through education, advocacy, stewardship, and protection of natural and cultural resources. For more information, visit www.friendsofgoldbutte.org.

 

The Sierra Club is America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, with more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. In addition to creating opportunities for people of all ages, levels and locations to have meaningful outdoor experiences, the Sierra Club works to safeguard the health of our communities, protect wildlife, and preserve our remaining wild places through grassroots activism, public education, lobbying, and litigation. For more information, visit http://www.sierraclub.org.