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Crews Battling Largest Nevada Fires Near Vegas, Reno

posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:04 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire crews worked Tuesday to stop two large Nevada wildfires advancing through rugged mountain areas, including one billowing smoke visible from downtown Las Vegas and another southwest of Reno. Fifty firefighters were... Full Story

Panel: US should let nature cull wild horse herds

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:12 PM

The National Science Academy's National Research Council concluded that management of wild horses has led to overpopulation Full Story

Vegas Company Gambles on Desert Shrimp Farm

posted on July 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) -- In an arid field of Joshua trees and desert brush 30 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, an isolated farm is raising thousands of recently hatched shrimp in salt-water tanks filled from a nearby well. Full Story

NRCS Touting Nevada Farm 'High Tunnel' Program

posted on January 21, 2010 at 11:01 AM

RENO, Nev. (AP) -The federal Agriculture Department says guidelines for a pilot project in Nevada to build farm structures called "high tunnels" have been released by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Full Story

Las Vegas Water Showdown

posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

Las Vegas Water Showdown
Water disagreements often dominate news stories across the American Southwest. The rapidly-growing city of Las Vegas is no exception. Urban expansion is siphoning nearby Lake Mead and some rural ranchers are at odds with a controversial water... Full Story

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