U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Mostly in northern Nevada, but some needed in nearby Lincoln County
A lottery system for hikers makes it difficult for many to win a permit to visit a rock formation called The Wave — and that may have colored the judgment of a couple who set out in brutal heat and were found dead along the trail.
The settlement of a lawsuit filed by environmentalists is allowing turbines to go up at Nevada’s first wind energy project.
Federal land managers want to triple the amount of desert set aside just north of Las Vegas for the study of extinct mammoth and ground sloth fossils, sensitive plant species and cultural resources.