Federal plan to create scenic area near Vegas draws criticism
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Outdoor enthusiasts in Nevada fear that a federal proposal to improve the Calico Basin could have the opposite effect and hamper access to the popular, free recreation area in the mountains just west of Las Vegas.
The Bureau of Land Management is looking to adopt a new long-term plan to meet current and projected future demand in the basin while protecting the natural and cultural resources on the 5,000-acre (7.8-square-mile) site. , the Las Vegas Review -Journal reported.
- August 9, 2021