Nevada Wildlife Action Planupdated: August 2010
State wildlife plans, mandated by Congress, examine the health and status of wildlife and prescribe actions to conserve wildlife and their habitats.   Nevada's wildlife action plan provides a strategic framework and an information resources to help conserve Nevada's terrestrial and aquatic wildlife and the lands and waters on which they depend for survival.
Nevada is uniquely challenged in developing effective wildlife conservation programs in part because of its arid climate, geography and relative scarcity of water resources, which has created a unique endemic biota easily subject to threats and stressors. Throughout Nevada, water is a scarce and valuable resource essential for both human needs and maintenance of wildlife and their habitats. Consequently, the alteration of hydrologic resources is a significant source of stress to wildlife resources. Nevada is also one of the fastest growing states in the nation, with human population creating a need for additional development into open space, causing habitat loss. Invasive, exotic and feral species are one of the most critical problems facing both terrestrial and aquatic species and habitats in Nevada.

Contact Nevada Wildlife Action Plan

Contact Nevada Wildlife Action Plan

Nevada Department of Wildlife
Larry Neel
1100 Valley Road
Reno, Nevada  89512
Phone: 775-688-1525


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Project Updates for Wildlife Action Plan

Idaho plan to save wildlife gets OK from federal officials

BOISE – Federal officials said they have approved Idaho’s wildlife conservation plan that allows the state to seek federal money to bolster mainly nongame species and avoid potential listings under the Endangered Species Act.

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