ELKO — A series of movies will explore the concerns of Nevada rangelands. On March 9, at the Northeastern Nevada Museum, two films will be shown. “Stewards of the Rangelands” will show at 6 p.m. and “Rangeland Water” at 7:30.
Drinks and refreshments will be available between and after the films, to further discussion about the film subjects. Drinks have been donated by the Ruby Mountain Brewing Company.
On March 16, “Rangelands Under Fire” will show at 6 p.m. and “The Endangered West” at 7:30. Hosted by the Northeastern Nevada Stewardship Group, the movies were produced by the Nevada Rangeland Resources Commission. Other sponsors are the Nevada Rangeland Resources Commission and Nevada Cattlemen’s Association.
“Stewards of the Rangeland” points a spotlight on livestock management strategies of five northern Nevada ranching families. “Rangeland Water” explores the question of who will have access to the state’s most precious resource. “Rangeland Under Fire” documents the latest challenges faced by our open range food producers and land managers, due to wildfire. “The Endangered West” focuses on a race against time as environmental scientists use the latest technology to battle the forces of nature.