Nevada Bighorns UnlimitedSportsmen working for the future of Nevada’s wildlife
After the almost total extinction of bighorn sheep in the state (once our most numerous big game animal), NBU has been instrumental in the reintroduction of all three species of bighorn into more than 60 mountain ranges throughout Nevada.
Sportsmen Working for the Future of Nevada’s Wildlife
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited (NBU) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) grass roots sportsmen’s conservation organization with over 3,500 members throughout Nevada, the western United States and North America. The mission of the organization is to protect and enhance Nevada’s wildlife resources for sportsmen, outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts for this and future generations. NBU volunteers do this through the reintroduction of big game, habitat conservation and improvement, public education and participation, biological and scientific research, and the influence of public policy. NBU has raised millions of dollars and logged thousands of volunteer hours in support of Nevada’s wildlife.
THE FUTURE OF NEVADA’S WILDLIFE
Banquet and Auction
Annual Fundraising Banquet at the Peppermill Resort & Casino, Tuscany Ballroom.
NBU holds one fundraising event per year. The annual banquet and auction attract over 2300 hunting enthusiasts and wildlife lovers from all over North America. The funds generated from this event are what enable NBU to accomplish their mission. The banquet includes an elaborate dinner, impressive displays of sporting and outdoor merchandise, fine wildlife artwork, outstanding taxidermy, and an incredible display of some of Nevada’s finest trophies.
The banquet will bring spectacular auction items donated by retailers, outfitters, manufacturers, taxidermists, artists, organizations, individuals, and many others from all over the world. The highest bidders will walk away with everything from guided big game hunts, to river rafting trips, to photographic safaris. Silent auctions and raffles are also held for items such as, fur coats, artwork, vacations, and custom rifles.
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Sportsmen working for the future of Nevada’s wildlife
NBU SUPPORTS NEVADA’S WILDLIFE
NBU’s mission is to promote and enhance increasing populations of wildlife in Nevada, to fund programs for wildlife movement and habitat improvements, and to protect the heritage of sportsmen and hunters. The organization is led by a rotating group of 18 volunteer Board Members dedicated to making a difference in Nevada’s natural habitat. The membership is made of primarily hunters, who are also conservationists, outdoorsmen and wildlife lovers of all ages. NBU-Reno is striving to protect wildlife, habitat, and hunting rights with game reintroduction programs, conservation activities, education, scientific research, legislative action, cooperation with other organization and honest hands-on labor. Since its beginning, NBU-Reno has grown into one of the most successful and respected, action-oriented non-profit organizations in the nation with a growing membership base of well over 3500. NBU-Reno is an organization concerned with the conservation and management of not only Bighorn Sheep, but all of Nevada’s wildlife.
Sponsors and Partners
To protect and enhance Nevada’s wildlife resources for sportsmen, outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts, and future generations. NBU volunteers do this through the reintroduction of big game, habitat conservation and improvement, public education and participation, biological and scientific research, and the influence of public policy.