2016 Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp

May 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am – May 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Near Ely

A Gathering for Celebration, Community, Movement Building, Ecology, and Land Defense

Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a tour of sacred lands threatened by the proposed Southern Nevada Water Authority groundwater pipeline. We will spend three days visiting the communities affected by the water grab, learning about the project and the threatened sacred lands and waters. For those already familiar, we’ll also be holding workshops on the ecology and politics of the region at a basecamp in Spring Valley. The tour will begin at Cleve Creek campground, 12 miles north of Highway 6-50 on road 893, at the base of the Schell Creek Mountains.

Driven by real estate speculation, the Southern Nevada Water Authority—the corporate-like utility that provides water to the Las Vegas area—is planning to extract millions of gallons of water annually from the eastern Great Basin.

The Great Basin is a beautiful and remote place, full of rugged limestone mountains, broad valleys, a startling a…

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