Press Releases

2019

February 26, 2019- WBC’s Executive Director Releases Statement
WBC’s Executive Director, Jeff Bryant, Released a Statement Regarding the House’s Recent Vote to Fully Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund

February 12, 2019- WBC’s Executive Director Releases Statement
WBC’s Executive Director, Jeff Bryant, Released a Statement Regarding Senate’s Recent Vote on the Land and Water Conservation Fund

2018

December 20, 2018- WBC Announces Job Position
WBC Announces Conservation Maintenance Specialist Position

November 15, 2018- WBC Announces AmeriCorps Positions
Learn More About the Six Month AmeriCorps Positions at WBC

November 13, 2018- WBC Welcomes New Board Director
Meet WBC’s New Board Director, Robert Holley

November 6, 2018- WBC Job Announcements
WBC Announces Native Plant Nursery Manager Position

November 1, 2018- WBC Announces Water Acquisition
WBC Completes First Water Acquisition Since 2016 for the Restoration of Walker Lake

April 23, 2018- WBC Welcomes New Board Director
Meet WBC's New Board Director, John Patrick Rice

2017

November 6, 2017- Walker River State Recreation Area FAQ
FAQ About Nevada's Newest State Park

October 2, 2017- WBC Announced Winner of GREENevada Award
GREENevada Announces Winners of the Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards 2017\

August 4, 2017: Native Seed Collection
Watch Our Video on Native Seed Collection in the Walker Basin!

July 19, 2017 - Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources Press Release
Nevada receives donation of more than 12,000 acres for a new state park along the Walker River

July 18, 2017- Message from the Board
WBC Board's thank you for the collective work that made the Walker River State Recreation Area possible

June, 2017: WBC’s Youth Conservation Crew
WBC Hires Six Local Youth to Participate in Conservation Crew

2013-2016

Dec. 8, 2016: WBC Hires New Executive Director
Walker Basin Conservancy Hires Jeff Bryant as New Executive Director

June 21, 2016: Flying M Ranch Acquired
Flying M Ranch Acquired

June 22, 2015: Rafter 7 Open for Public Access
Rafter 7 Ranch Open for Public Access

January 26, 2015: Walker Basin Conservancy Announced
Walker Basin Conservancy, a new nonprofit, to manage lands in Walker Basin Restoration Program

January 12, 2015: Walker River Report
USGS Walker River Basin Model and Report

August 1, 2014: NFWF Announcement
NFWF Withdraws Most Recent Change Applications, Plans to Resubmit Soon

June 13, 2014: NFWF Acquisition
NFWF Closes on Newest Acquisition

April 30, 2014: NFWF Announcement
NFWF files more transfer applications for Walker Lake

April 7, 2014: Water Rights Change Application
Federal Decree Court asked to approve Nevada State Engineer’s ruling on water right changes to benefit the Walker River and Walker Lake

June 10, 2013: WBRP Acquires Stanley Ranch
Walker Basin Restoration Program Acquires Stanley Ranch

May 13, 2013: WBRP Announcement
Walker Basin Restoration Program Begins Demonstration Project on Economics of Farm Conversion with Peri & Sons Farms

March 25, 2013: Rafter 7 Acquired
Rafter 7 Ranch Acquired for Instream Flow and Conservation Benefits