Public lands -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Abstract 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. Included are bylaws, correspondence, membership lists, budgets, newsletters, speeches, clippings, and material from anti-wilderness groups from 1985-1993.
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.
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...
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
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, including...
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;...