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To the Committee on Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain

Identifier: 89-11

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.

Dates: 1930

Observations on the Ely, Nevada, Bureau of Land Management District

Identifier: NC1231

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.

Dates: 1978

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

Identifier: 2013-11
Abstract John Ensign received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985 and began his veterinary practice in Las Vegas. His political career began in 1994 when he won the Republican nomination for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District in Las Vegas, re-elected in 1996. Defeated by Harry Reid (D-NV) in 1998 for a seat in the U.S. Senate, but successful in 2000 and re-elected in 2006. Resigned with the disclosure of his extramarital affair in May 2011, amid an ongoing ethics investigation. Ensign...
Dates: 1987-2011

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Records

Identifier: 94-50

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.

Dates: 1985-1993

Tina Nappe Papers

Identifier: 90-34

Papers related to Nappe's interest in the use of Nevada's public lands include correspondence, printed reports, and articles.

Dates: 1965-2006

Nevadans for a Practical Wilderness Policy Records

Identifier: 89-02

Included are informational brochures, newsletters, and steering committee report. Additional records to be added as received.

Dates: 1987-1988

Public lands in Nevada, opportunities for successful homestead and desert land entries through irrigation pumping and dry farm reclamation

Identifier: AC 0233
Abstract Proposed publication prepared for the 1915 Nevada exposition on public lands, belonging to the federal government, in Nevada and which seem to present favorable opportunities for homestead or desertland entry. Manuscript submitted to the Nevada exposition commission by University of Nevada faculty members Charles A. Norcross, Director of Agricultural Extension; Charles S. Knight, Dean, College of Agriculture; and James G. Scrugham, Dean, College of Engineering. Includes copy of a section...
Dates: 1915

Public ownership of land in Washoe County

Identifier: 98-46

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

Public Resource Associates Records

Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources Division Records

Identifier: AC 0366
Abstract The records in this collection were primarily created by John L. Artz, Extension Range Specialist in the Renewable Natural Resources Division, 1966-1985, and Associate Director of the Cooperative Extension Service, 1982-1984. Artz was closely involved with the public land grazing issues as a consultant, educator, and mediator. Much of the records relate to public land livestock grazing issues, 1970s-1980s, involving the Bureau of Land Management and Environmental Impact Statements,...
Dates: 1935-1993

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