17,000 acres purchased by BLM in Nevada for public use

The monies to buy the land came from the controversial Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act. It is very important wildlife habitat.

17,000 acres purchased by BLM for public use. By Susan Voyles. Reno Gazette Journal.

Google Maps. The general area of the purchase.







Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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