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Title:  Nevada Sage Grouse Conservation Project Records (2007-14)
   
Abstract:  The Nevada Sage Grouse Conservation Project was an initiative taken by Governor Kenny Guinn in 2000 to create a strategy for protecting the declining populations of Sage Grouse in Nevada.The records consist of materials created by conservation groups and federal and state agencies in conjunction with the creation of conservation plans and strategies regarding the plight of the Sage Grouse. The final version of the plan, issued in June 2004, is included.
Creator(s):  Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter.
Date(s):  Bulk, 2000-2003
Subject(s):  Public lands--Management--Nevada | Sage grouse | Sage grouse--Conservation--Nevada | Sage grouse--Great Basin | Sage grouse--Habitat--Nevada | Sage grouse--Nevada | Wildlife conservation--Nevada
Collection Number:  2007-14
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):  Pronghorn -- North America -- History | Bobcat | Devils Hole pupfish | Mule deer | Pronghorn | Pronghorn--BIbliography | Pronghorn--Nevada | 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
Title:  Public Resource Associates Records (2006-05)
   
Abstract:  Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to affect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid- 1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and maintenance of the region's water resources mainly in Northern Nevada. The collection consists of correspondence, bureaucratic reports, legislative records, congressional bills and hearings, newsletters, information packets, conference materials, news clips, slides, photographs, and some audio/visual resources.
Creator(s):  Public Resource Associates.Public Resource Foundation.
Date(s):  Bulk, 1985-2012
Place(s):  Black Rock Desert (Nev.); Black Rock Desert Region (Nev.); Carson River (Nev.); Evans Creek (Reno, Nev.); Pyramid Lake (Nev.); Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.); Walker Lake (Nev.) ; Walker River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Grazing--Nevada | Land use, Rural--Planning--Nevada | Land use--Nevada | Land use--Planning--Nevada | Land use--West (U.S.) | Mines and mineral resources--Nevada | Mining law--Nevada | Natural resources conservation areas--Nevada | Nature conservation--Government policy--Nevada | Public lands--Management--Nevada | Public lands--Nevada | Rangelands--Effect of grazing on | Reclamation of land--Nevada | Water use--Nevada | Watershed management--Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) | Wetlands--Law and legislation--Nevada--Reno | Wildlife conservation--Nevada
Collection Number:  2006-05