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Photo-Corey Kallstrom / USFWS

Mountain Near Vegas Gains Blue Butterfly Protection

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A scarce and endangered butterfly found only on Mount Charleston near Las Vegas is getting a kind of habitat insurance policy, under an agreement between the federal government and a conservation group. The […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/29/2015

Mojave Max, the desert tortoise who lives at Redrock Canyon (photo courtesy Redrock Canyon Interpretive Association)

Desert Tortoise Center Shutting Down

Last of animals being released or shipped out by November 1


Photo-Corey Kallstrom / USFWS

Blue Butterfly Gets U.S. Protection

Fire suppression along Mt. Charleston has added to the threat


File photo of a snail. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feds Offering Protection To Snails

PHOENIX (CBS Las Vegas/AP) — Two types of snails native to eastern and southern Arizona are getting protection under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week the designation of […]



Tally Finds More Endangered Fish In Nevada Refuge

Federal officials say a Valentine’s Day fish count found the number of endangered Moapa dace continues to increase in restored stream habitat in the shallow headwaters of the Muddy River in southern Nevada.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–03/10/2012