Patrick Donnelly

Patrick Donnelly

Patrick Donnelly is the Nevada state director of the Center for Biological Diversity.


Nevada needs tools to stop the extinction crisis

By: - June 28, 2022

Nevada’s is among the most unique biodiversity of any state in the union – and it’s under assault by industry, mining, sprawl, and the ravages of climate change. Substantial reforms are needed to the state’s management of rare and imperiled species to avoid the extinction of Nevada’s species or a dramatic increase in federal Endangered […]


Why Nevada needs the climate strike

By: - September 20, 2019

Today I’m honored to join thousands of Nevadans, hundreds of thousands of Americans, and many millions of people around the world in the first global Climate Strike. The Climate Strike is intended to raise awareness of the looming climate catastrophe facing our planet. We aim to compel bold, immediate action by governments to dramatically reduce […]

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Guest op-ed: County land bill is a wish list for privatizers

By: - June 18, 2018

If Donald Trump could write his own proposal for managing public lands in southern Nevada, it might look something like the bill slated to be voted on by the Clark County Commission on Tuesday, June 19. Complete with public land sell-offs to developers, giveaways to utility companies, and a huge exemption to the Endangered Species […]