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Living with Desert Tortoise

Desert tortoises are Nevada’s state reptile. Finding one in your backyard can be quite exciting, however keeping our tortoises safe needs to be our number one priority. I found a…

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Desert Tortoise

The Desert Tortoise is a medium-sized tortoise found throughout the Mojave Desert. They have thick, trunk-like legs that help carry them around, as well as a hard domed shell. ...
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Living with Wildlife Diseases

…and scales. Factors involved in the disease include immunosuppression and poor nutrition (often related to development and habitat degradation), drought, and introduction of captive desert tortoises into the wild. To…

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NDOW Applauds Governor Sisolak for Landmark Step in Nevada’s Habitat Conservation Efforts

…and open space that are integral to a healthy economy and our way of life,” Governor Sisolak said. “Whether it is mule deer or desert tortoises no animal thrives without…

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Special Licenses, Applications & Permits

…Spreadsheet Format Scientific Education Display Annual Permit Form Special Requirements for Bats Special Purpose – Handling Or Moving Desert Tortoises Or Gila Monsters Instructions Application Annual Report Form Wildlife Depredation…

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NDOW Applauds Governor Sisolak for Landmark Step in Nevada’s Habitat Conservation Efforts

…and open space that are integral to a healthy economy and our way of life,” Governor Sisolak said. “Whether it is mule deer or desert tortoises no animal thrives without…

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Common Raven

The Common Raven is a medium-to large-sized bird that is covered in completely black feathers. The Common Raven is often mistaken for the American crow. They are distinguishable...
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Western Burrowing Owl

Western Burrowing Owls are small owls often found on the ground near their burrows. They have brownish-red feathers with white spots throughout their bodies. They have a very ch...
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