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Entertainment

Animal Ark: A Tour

August 17, 2009 Bob Conrad

Animal Ark is a 38-acre wildlife sanctuary and nature center northwest of Reno, Nevada. This facility’s rural setting provides an ideal place to house non-releasable wildlife and allows the public a unique opportunity to view these animals in natural habitat exhibits through glass viewing areas. […]

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CONFIRMED: RSCVA Trying to Launch a “Save Reno 911” Campaign

August 17, 2009 Bob Conrad

We just confirmed that the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority is behind the new Twitter and Facebook accounts that are petitioning to bring “Reno-911” back to Comedy Central. It was reported last week that Comedy Central was canceling the show, and we interviewed Lt. Dangle who apologized to the Reno Police Department and Washoe County Sheriff’s Department for the flack received over the show during the years. […]

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Government

Group working to protect bats in Jarbidge

August 19, 2009 Bob Conrad

As part of Jarbidge Bat Blitz, an interagency group of wildlife biologists from the Nevada Bat Working Group, other resource specialists, and volunteers conducted bat surveys and provided logistical support to a mine closure team to build four bat-friendly gated closures on the Jarbidge Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in July. The Nevada Bat Working Group comes together annually to do a project, such as installing a bat gate or surveying bats in a given area in Nevada. […]