Gold Butte wilderness areas would be added value


As the Desert Valley Times reported on Nov. 15, the BLM has included Gold Butte in its list of 18 “crown jewels” in the west deserving of special protection. There is an ever-growing consensus, inside and outside of the halls of government, that Gold Butte is a special place, richly deserving of the special recognition and protection that National Conservation Area status would bring to it.