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Nevada Gets $18m For Conservation

Nevada will receive federal money to fund wildlife and conservation projects.


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Protection Sought For Rare Woodpecker That Needs Forest Fires To Survive

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Smokey Bear has done such a good job stomping out forest fires the past half-century that a woodpecker that’s survived for millions of years by eating beetle larvae in burned trees […]