A magazine spread like this doesn’t happen often for a scrappy group like ours.
Then again, a victory like the one we’ve collectively achieved only comes every few generations.
High Country News has long chronicled our uphill battle. This journalistic denouement is one we’ve been dreaming about for many, many years.
There are great photos of GBWN’s longtime leaders, blockbuster quotes and, of course, a last word from Pat Mulroy.
READ THE PIECE HERE.
This piece highlights what we often say: Our unexpected and uncanny alliances are the backbone of our work. Those relationships are the force that our opponents could never reckon.
This story is not just an encomium to folks on the GBWN board. It is a celebration of you.
Without you, we could be reading draconian tales about the first bulldozer crushing the sage, drill bits tapping aquifers and other scenes from our beloved, quiet valleys transformed into industrial zones.
Fortunately, the future is brighter. But we are not naïve.
As the piece implies, the water strategy across the state is changing. And we are working every day to protect our victory, our values and our future.
Nevada’s population continues to boom, the demand for natural resources remains and the threats still exist.
They just look different than they once did – Mulroy says as much in the piece.
Here’s looking at you, my dear friends. Without you, who knows what our story would be.
As Delaine says in this piece: “Get the champagne."