Honor Avi Kwa Ame

Last night, with Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft in attendance, the Searchlight Town Advisory Board voted unanimously to provide a letter of support for the proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument. Searchlight joins Boulder City's town council, who also voted unanimously to support the area's designation in late...

A June 3 community meeting comes as Headwaters Economics releases data on land designation's economic impact. Searchlight residents are fighting to protect their community's viewshed and access to outdoor recreation and finally put to rest the area's repeated threats of industrial development. As of a May...

International Dark Night Skies Week is observed April 5 -12, 2021, and the proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument has cause to celebrate. Threats of industrial development are looming for the 380,000-acre area in Clark County due to a recent application submitted by a Swedish...

) The proposed Avi Kwa Ame  (pronounced Ah-VEE kwa-ah-may) National Monument, home to our country’s biggest Joshua tree forest, now boasts Nevada’s largest Joshua tree. The Nevada Division of Forestry recently documented the Joshua tree’s size at 118 points[i]; 87 inches in diameter, 24 feet tall,...