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Title:  Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records (2001-01)
Abstract:  Materials in this collection cover the domestic and international initiatives and projects of the Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies from its inception in 1960 until it's eventual closure in the early 2000s. In addition to materials relating to the institute, there is also information on its founders, particularly Richard Gordon Miller and his research on the fishes of the Antarctic and his other interests. Materials include correspondence, reports, news clips, agendas, administrative files, speeches, publication drafts, travel itineraries, conference information, and research on environmental issues.
Creator(s):  Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies.
Date(s):  Bulk, 1945-1980
Place(s):  Devils Hole (Nev.); Little Valley (Washoe County, Nev.); Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Washoe Pines Ranch (Nev.); Washoe Valley (Nev.); Washoe Valley (Nev.)--Case studies--Environmental aspects
Subject(s):  Camps--Nevada | Devils Hole pupfish | Ecology--Nevada | Endangered species--Nevada | Environmental education--Nevada | Fishes--Antarctic Ocean | Ichthyosauria--Nevada | Ichthyosaurus | Incline Village (Nev.)--History | International Education Year, 1970 | Marine fishes--Antarctic Ocean | Natural areas--Latin America | Vicuña
Collection Number:  2001-01
Title:  James D. Yoakum Papers (2013-27)
Abstract:  Materials cover the life and professional career of renowned Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist and pronghorn antelope expert James “Jim” D. Yoakum. This collection consists of approximately 44 cubic feet and materials date from 1949-2012, with bibliographic references from 1816 on. Included are correspondence, daily diaries, a variety of technical wildlife and range management reports, articles, and bibliographies, book drafts, records from the Wildlife Society, and information relating to wildlife photography. Within these materials, particular emphasis is placed on the pronghorn, which was the subject of Yoakum’s life work.
Creator(s):  Yoakum, James D.
Date(s):  Bulk, 1949-2012
Place(s):  Carrizo Plain Natural Area (Calif.); Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge (Or.); Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (Nev. and Or.)
Subject(s):  Bobcat | Devils Hole pupfish | Mule deer | Pronghorn | Pronghorn--BIbliography | Pronghorn--Nevada | Pronghorn--North America--History | Pronghorn--Oregon | Range management--West (U.S.) | Roosevelt elk | Sage grouse | Vicuña | Wildlife conservation -- Oregon | Wildlife conservation--Nevada | Wildlife management--Nevada | Wildlife photography
Collection Number:  2013-27