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  • UNLV provides stewardship of Walking Box Ranch (WBR) by providing a caretaker who oversees the property, facilitating use of the property by researchers and educators, developing a use and research policy for the property, and coordinating these activities with BLM and in accordance with TNC restrictions.
  • UNLV currently addresses security issues for the property through the presence of the caretaker and two Metro Officers who reside on the property in two recreational vehicles.
  • UNLV has completed and submitted an analysis of fencing on the 40 acres and around the 160 acres. BLM was provided with a map of the fencing. On the west side of the 40 acres, fencing was repaired in two locations along the powerline.
  • On January 28, 2011, UNLV facilities completed repairs to the cracks in the exterior of the main house that were responsible for moisture getting into the walls.


Historic buildings – Conservation and restoration; Historic buildings – Security measures; Historic preservation; Historic sites – Management; Nevada – Searchlight; Ranches; Walking Box Ranch (Searchlight, Nev.)


American Popular Culture | Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis | Historic Preservation and Conservation




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