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Technical Assistance for the revision of the Conservation Agreement for the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area was cooperative agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education. The cooperator was the Public Lands Institute (PLI) of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) working directly with staff of the USFWS Southern Nevada Field Office and the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The mechanism of cooperation was a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Task Agreement. The purpose of the project was to provide technical assistance to the USFWS in revising the 1998 Conservation Agreement among the USFWS, USFS, and the State of Nevada for the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area.


Ecology; Interagency coordination; Nature conservation; Nevada – Spring Mountains


Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Policy | Natural Resources and Conservation | Natural Resources Management and Policy


Report covers the period September 17, 2009 — July 31, 2011

CESU 84320-­‐5-­‐J306

Task Order 8432-­‐9-­‐J306U