Land use -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0191
Abstract Correspondence files, 1932-1935, maintained by George Hardman, on various projects, including drought relief, erosion, irrigation and water supply with other state and federal agencies. Included is a copy of a presentation by William Peterson at the Stockmen's Convention, Ursine, Nevada, 1932, on the Taylor Grazing Act. A second series of records, 1939-1942, were maintained by Howard G. Mason, agricultural planning specialist, concerning the Nevada State Land Use Planning Committee and...
Scope and Contents Audio cassette tapes of interviews on various topics, including land use and wild horses.
Identifier: NUC 02/39
Scope and Contents The collection consists of issues of the Nevada Cooperative Extension's "Publications EB" series (Educational Bulletin). The bulletins cover a range of topics, including horticulture, rangeland management, and Lake Tahoe management.
Identifier: AC 0005
Abstract This collection covers 1921-1951, but primarily documents 1931-1939, and is arranged in two series. The first series deals with Nevada, and includes correspondence and reports concerning reclamation, the Civil Works Administration, and Rural Rehabilitation. Included is a Land Classification Map of southern Nevada and site drawings of the Delmue Reservoir and Hamlight Canyon Reservoir sites. Series 2 is correspondence and reports concerning Creel's involvement with the Association of Land...
Abstract This collection documents Kersey's involvement in state and regional planning for and funding of parks and recreational facilities in Nevada.,Included are agendas, minutes, master plans, strategic plans, and reports for the Nevada State Parks Advisory Commission, Nevada State Multiple Use Advisory Committee on Federal Lands, Citizens for Parks and Trails 2000, Citizens for Rancho San Rafael, and the Rancho San Rafael Steering Committee.
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
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 maintenance...
Abstract 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; military arms resources build-down; military hazards and toxic wastes; chemical weapons; nuclear testing and wastes in Nevada and other states; radiation hazards; nuclear storage sites; Native American issues; poverty in western America and rural...
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials created by or collected by RAMA. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Abstract Material pertaining to the "Sagebrush Rebellion" in Nevada and western states of the United States. The movement advocated a return of federally owned lands to state jurisdiction; in Nevada it was lead by State Senator Norman Glaser. Includes correspondence, reports, legislative material from Nevada and other western states, and articles from newspaper and other print media.