The new visitor contact station at National Conservation Area near Henderson will be open daily starting Saturday.
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The Mount Charleston blue butterfly is still incredibly rare, but researchers have seen more of them in more places over the past two years than they have in decades.
The remote desert ranch that for decades provided a scenic backdrop for flights by some of the world’s most daring aviators is under new ownership.
Protesters marched on the Strip and chanted slogans Friday evening in solidarity with a North Dakota tribe that is fighting construction of a pipeline it says will endanger its water supply.
Las Vegas Paiute tribal members plan to protest Friday in solidarity with a North Dakota tribe fighting development of a pipeline slated to run above the Missouri River, a sacred resource.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiated the process Thursday to add an abandoned Northern Nevada copper mine to its superfund national priority list.
Federal authorities took most humpback whales off the endangered species list Tuesday, saying their numbers have recovered through international efforts to protect the giant mammals.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is now using a combination of aerial photography and high-resolution laser mapping to keep tabs on how much thisrty grass is growing in the valley and help shape its conservation efforts.
The world’s largest living primate has been listed as critically endangered, making four of the six great ape species only one step away from extinction, according to a report released Sunday at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.
Concerns about a controversial off-road race running through a new national monument in Nevada turned out to be much ado about nothing.