Commit. Inspire. Engage.

The commitment of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to local, national, and international communities ensures the university’s educational programs and research efforts lead to the improvement or transformation of local communities. The UNLV Public Lands Institute is a catalyst for UNLV’s commitment to the public lands community.  The Institute works in collaboration with federal, state, and non-profit partners to create new knowledge, advance technology, improve education, and engage the community.

We commit:

  • to developing effective solutions for public land management and stewardship that are essential for the protection, sustainability, multiple use, and management of public lands.

We inspire:

  • people of all ages and backgrounds to actively participate in the enjoyment, responsible use, and protection of public lands.

We engage:

  • communities in strengthening the international fabric that is essential for the protection, sustainability, multiple use, and management of public lands.

Our Mission:

The Public Lands Institute will be fully engaged in strengthening the international fabric that is essential for the protection, sustainability, multiple use, and management of public lands.

Our current offerings focus on:

  • Cultivating motivated citizens and informed decision makers
  • Fulfilling the human need for a connection to nature