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Abstract Report recommending that the President of the U.S. and the Secretary of the Interior be given authority to negotiate turning over to appropriate states all unappropriated, unreserved land in fee simple.
Abstract Hubert Grant Welch was a Nevada rancher from the Ely region. Tape and transcript of Welch's personal observations of the Nevada ranges, trends in "bureaucratic management" of public lands, and history of Quinn Battle and the community of Troy, Nevada, from 1978.
Overview Materials cover John Ensign's career as a U.S. Senator from Nevada from 2001 until his resignation on May 3, 2011. Files are only from his Washington D.C. office, with the bulk coming from Ensign's first term during the 107th to 109th congresses (2001-2006). The collection include correspondence, speeches, schedules, legislative work on bills and hearings, news clips, reports, and some audio/visual records. A few photographs and memorabilia are also included.
Overview Friends of Nevada Wilderness is dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, educating the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and improving the management and restoration of wild lands. The collection includes bylaws, correspondence, membership lists, budgets, newsletters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and material from anti-wilderness groups.
Overview Papers related to Nappe's interest in the use of Nevada's public lands include correspondence, printed reports, and articles.
Abstract Included are informational brochures, newsletters, and steering committee report. Additional records to be added as received.
Abstract Report determining the location, extent, and character of public land in Washoe County, Nevada, written in preparation for a general plan of development for the county (1975; 1978). Created by the Regional Planning Commission of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.
Dates: 1975, 1978
Overview 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...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials created by or collected by RAMA. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Overview The Rural Coalition is a national alliance of organizations dedicated to the development and implementation of public policies which will benefit rural Americans and their communities, especially those that are poor or otherwise disadvantaged. Materials collected or created by RAMA include information about the withdrawal of public land for military use in the western U.S. and Nevada; Bravo 20 bombing range near Fallon, Nevada; production of the RAMA newsletter, Skyguard; military airspace;...
- Rural Alliance for Military Accountability 2
- Burning Man (Festival) 1
- Dann, Carrie, 1934-2021 1
- Dann, Mary, 1923-2005 1
- Ensign, John E. (John Eric) 1
- Friends of Nevada Wilderness 1
- Glaser, Norman, 1921-1999 1
- Livermore, John Sealy 1
- Lynn, Susan 1
- Malone, George W. (George Wilson) 1
- NV Energy 1
- Nappe, Tina 1
- Nevada State Multiple Use Advisory Committee 1
- Nevadans for a Practical Wilderness Policy 1
- Public Resource Associates (Organization) 1
- Public Resource Foundation (U.S.) 1
- Regional Planning Commission of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County 1
- United Nations 1
- United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
- United States. Bureau of Land Management 1
- United States. Congress. Senate 1
- United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
- United States. Supreme Court 1
- University of Nevada, Reno. Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering 1
- Utah Construction Company 1
- Welch, Hubert Grant 1
- Western Shoshone Defense Project 1
- Western Shoshone National Council 1 ∧ less