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Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

Identifier: 88-23

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.

Dates: 1925-1944

Economic Use and Administration of Range Resources of Northeastern Nevada

Identifier: 88-22
Abstract The Economic Use and Administration of Range Resources of Northeastern Nevada is part of a larger report, arranged into three chapters: Part VI. Financial aspects of ranch operation; Part VII. Variations of "cycles" in climatic and economic conditions; Part VIII. History of Forest Service policy and past and present administrative procedure on National Forest range lands in northeastern Nevada. The Sections were prepared largely by Marion Clawson, Cruz Venstrom and Clawson, and T. Dean...
Dates: 1939

Inter-Agency Pinyon-Juniper Conservation and Development Committee Records

Identifier: 95-100

The Inter-Agency Pinyon-Juniper Conservation and Development Committee was a group of private landowners. The committee was developed to develop renewable resource management plans for pinyon-juniper woodlands in Nevada. Included are minutes of meetings, a description of pinyon trees and their habitat, list of projects, action plans and proposals, and list of committee members (1976).

Dates: 1976

An inventory of two selected woodland sites in the Pine Nut Hills of western Nevada

Identifier: 95-99/2

Michael Jordan was a Nevada forestry specialist. Report of a study consisting of an inventory of data on pinyon and juniper tree resources in the Pine Nut Mountains, southeast of Carson City, Nevada. Material from October 17, 1974.

Dates: October 17, 1974

Report on pinyon-juniper burning programs in Nevada

Identifier: 95-102

Don A. Klebenow was a member of a Nevada cooperative research grant team to determine the ecological effects of fired on pinyon-juniper woodlands. Summary progress report includes sections on factors necessary for successful pinyon-juniper burning programs in Nevada, vegetation and mule deer responses to burning, effect on small mammal and bird populations, and influence of prescribed burning on infiltration rate and sediment production (1977).

Dates: 1977

William D. Rowley Papers

Identifier: 2017-43

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.

Dates: late 1880s-2015

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

Identifier: 87-04
Abstract The Toiyabe Chapter is a regional chapter of the Sierra Club, a California-based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. The Toiyabe Chapter was organized in 1957 and originally included Nevada, California east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and north of San Bernardino and Kern Counties, and parts of the state of Utah. The collection contains records created or collected by the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club related to the environment, its use, and its...
Dates: 1924-2018

Marjorie Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

Richard Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-32
Abstract Richard Clements Sill (1922-1981) was an assistant professor in the Physics Department at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a longtime active member of the Sierra Club, including service on the Executive Board and co-founding the Toiyabe Chapter. The collection includes correspondence, Club records, research, photographs, slides, videos, and audio materials relating to Marjorie and Richard Sill's work dealing with environmental issues and organizations, primarily with the work of the...
Dates: 1933-1995

Utilization of Nevada's pinyon-juniper woodlands

Identifier: 95-99

Michael Jordan was a Nevada forestry specialist. Report discusses growth and habitat of pinyon and juniper trees in Nevada and their commercial potential in terms of harvesting of pine nuts.Report discusses growth and habitat of pinyon and juniper trees in Nevada and their commercial potential in terms of harvesting of pine nuts; use of trees for Christmas trees, fence posts, and firewood; and derivative products such as veneer, particle board, charcoal, and pulp (1974).

Dates: 1974

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