Let the Washoe County Commission know that you’re opposed to the proposed 60-foot-tall cell phone tower in the north end of Washoe Valley.Sign our petition now and come to the public hearing on March 10 at the County Commission Chambers in the Washoe County Complex in Reno. Public hearings start at 6 p.m. What: Washoe County Commission Hearing When: Tuesday, March 10, starting at 6 p.m. Where: 1001 E. Ninth …

  In an amazing victory for scenic and neighborhood preservation, the Reno City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to deny Summit Sierra’s request for a big, bright digital sign at the mall that would have flashed changing advertising messages, 24/7. The vote was greeted by a round of applause from the standing room only crowd at city hall who came downtown and stayed late to tell the city council that the proposed …

  If you think digital signs are too bright at night, they most likely are. Scenic Nevada recently commissioned a sign brightness study by traffic safety expert Jerry Wachtel of the Veridian Group. See the results of his work in the Truckee Meadows, which show signs for the Wild Orchid and the Grand Sierra Resort are far brighter than non-digital ones at night. They don’t need to be. Standard flood lit …

Scenic Nevada is a 501c3 nonprofit, non-partisan, environmental organization that works to preserve, protect and enhance the scenic character of Nevada. Our principal activities are to educate the general public of the economic, social, and cultural benefits of scenic preservation. This includes billboard and sign control, protecting and supporting Scenic Byways, promoting sound wall alternatives, supporting open space and greenways plans and minimizing the impact of cell towers. Founded by Douglas G. Smith in 2000 to combat the proliferation of billboards in Reno, Scenic Nevada has grown to become a statewide organization. We are an all-volunteer group of people working to protect the scenic beauty of Nevada’s majestic landscape as well as the scenic character of our communities.

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