Fighting for Nevada's Wildlife and Water
In Carson City, Nev., the state legislature has been in full swing for 12 weeks — as has the Center's Nevada staff, working on behalf of wildlife.
Through a Center action alert, our supporters sent a clear message to state legislators that Nevadans want to ban coyote-killing contests and restrict fur trapping. Although related bills didn't make it past the committee deadline, we're grateful to Assemblywoman Heidi Swank and Senator Melanie Scheible for being champions of the state's wildlife.
On the bright side, we've secured a win in our ongoing battle against the Las Vegas pipeline. A bill that might have enabled this water grab to go forward was gutted. The fight continues, but thanks to our supporters turning out for #WaterIsLife, a crisis has been averted.
Read more in the Reno Gazette Journal.