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Education

Workshop: Navigating the Nevada Economy Sept. 29

August 12, 2009 ThisIsReno

This workshop provides hands-on opportunities to broaden your understanding of regional data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and tools available from the Nevada Regional Economic Analysis Project that will let you perform instant evaluation of economic trends and assess the economic structure and performance of the Nevada economies –- all at the click of a mouse. […]

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News

Nevada Centennial Families Announced for 2009

August 11, 2009 Bob Conrad

News release from NRCS Five pioneering families are being inducted into the Nevada Centennial Ranch and Farm Awards Program. This year’s award recipients are the Perfect Vista Ranches-Mathewson Ranch in Fallon, established in 1909; the […]

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Government

Wildlife Commission to Set Waterfowl Seasons

August 11, 2009 ThisIsReno

Submitted news release The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners (Commission) will set season dates and bag limits for migratory waterfowl, common snipe, coots and moorhens at its August 14-15 meeting in Elko. The meeting will […]

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Government

Putting Nevada Wildfires in Context

August 10, 2009 Bob Conrad

[The following is reprinted from the University of Nevada’s Great Basin Wildfire publication edited by Dr. Elwood Miller, Dr. Rang Narayanan and Bob Conrad.] The Great Basin is a high elevation, arid to semi-arid region […]

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Government

Fuels Reduction in the Virginia City Highlands

August 10, 2009 Bob Conrad

The Nevada Fire Safe Council, Resource Concepts, Inc., Storey County Fire Department and the Nevada Division of Forestry are collaborating on fuels reduction in the Virginia City Highlands outside of Reno. Pat Murphy from the Fire Safe Council discusses the project and the work being done. […]