United States. Forest Service
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.
Overview University of Nevada, Reno Professor Emeritus in History (1967-2016), William D. Rowley specialized in history of the American West, especially Nevada, Reclamation, and Water history. Collection contains materials related to some of his publications, expert witness materials and background research for Colorado Water Division District Court case, and other materials and research on grazing and ranch lands, the Newlands Project, and forestry history.
Abstract Collection contains, predominantly, United States Forest Service material including daily diaries, manuscripts, reports and printed material.
Abstract Collection acquired or created by Richard C. Sill as a result of his participation on the boards of the Sierra Club and Toiyabe Chapter (Nevada). Includes official minutes, correspondence, reports, bylaws, newsletters, policy statements, and subject files. Subjects of importance include the Pyramid Lake Task Force (involved in determining water rights of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe), Lake Tahoe, Bodega Bay nuclear power plant, preservation of the wilderness, and conservation.
Abstract Included are a copy of the U.S. Forest Service manual on wild, free-roaming horses and burros; a monthly report of the Wild Horse and Burro Program, May, 1979; and a liaison report from the Committee on Wild and Free Roaming Horses and Burros to the Board of Agriculture and Renewable Resources (BARR) of the National Research Council.