Concerned about continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland in Nevada, the BLM’s state director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County — more mustangs than were gathered across 10 Western states combined last year.
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The Clark County Wetlands Park and the Nature Conservancy will host an event Saturday designed to get people outside and provide monarch butterflies with something good to eat during their long migration.
A Reno wildlife sanctuary is working to take care of four orphaned black bear cubs.
The National Park Service now says it could take until 2019, or later, to reopen Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley National Park after the early 20th century mansion was damaged by a historic deluge in October that engineers are now calling a “probable maximum flood event.”
None of the Goodsprings residents tested for lead late last month show signs of exposure, according to final results from the Southern Nevada Health District.
Rural Nevadans suing to block the Obama administration’s greater sage grouse protection plan say internal government documents they cite in a new federal court filing shows politics was the driving force behind a predetermined policy.
Officials with several federal agencies, along with ranchers and volunteers, are working to keep the sage grouse from extinction in Nevada. The bird has seen its numbers decline over the years.
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on Wednesday lauded a study linking $156 million in economic activity to the Basin and Range National Monument and nine other monuments in four states even though figures were not available for those specific sites.
The schoolchildren of Goodsprings show no signs of lead exposure, according to blood test results released by Clark County health officials Tuesday.
Conservationists are suing the Bureau of Land Management to block the construction of fences in Northern Nevada they say are intended to appease livestock ranchers at the risk of harming sage grouse and the drought-stricken federal rangeland.
The National Park Service is considering permanently closing two especially strenuous trails at Lake Mead National Recreation Area during the hot summer months.
One popular campground will be closed and another will be left without water this summer as Great Basin National Park marks the 100th anniversary of the Park Service with some much-needed repairs.
The beauty of Red Rock Canyon may be timeless, but a new poster commemorating the conservation area is straight out of the 1930s. The Bureau of Land Management unveiled the limited edition, vintage-style poster in a ceremony at the Red Rock vistor center Friday morning.
County health officials are recommending voluntary blood tests for schoolchildren and others who may have consumed lead-tainted water in the tiny town of Goodsprings, 40 miles southwest of Las Vegas.
Nevada “cautiously” accepted a Superfund priority listing to clean up an abandoned copper mine near Yerington under an agreement reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, state officials announced Tuesday.
One of the chemical plants that gave Henderson its start will lay off about 100 workers and halt chlorine production in the coming weeks. Missouri-based Olin Corporation announced plans to stop making chlorine and lye at the site.
Almost two years after his grave was disturbed near the ghost town of Gold Butte, Arthur Coleman is back where he belongs. About 30 area residents gathered at the remote grave site Saturday to remember Coleman and return his remains to the ground about 100 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
State wildlife officials said they’ve never seen anything like it: A pack of wolves killed 19 elk at a western Wyoming feeding ground and didn’t even bother to eat.
The Clark County Wetlands Park hosted its third annual International Migratory Bird Day on Wednesday.
A national monument created last year to preserve a vast, unspoiled sweep of central Nevada is about to get a new oil well.
California is proposing its most ambitious water project in a half-century. At $15.7 billion, it would run two giant tunnels, each four stories high, for 35 miles under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in Northern California, sending water to cities and farms to the south.
A mountain lion may be loose in Pahrump, police said Friday.
The Southern Nevada Authority board approved a slightly watered-down version of new conservation rules on Thursday, banning the use of sprinklers for turf on Sundays in summer but allowing their continued use for other plants any day of the week.