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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.
  • Visits to the ranch this quarter included: Dr. Diedra Clemente, history professor for UNLV, visited the ranch to determine research possibilities for students in the history department and UNLV Educational Outreach held a class on watercolor painting at the ranch with 17 people in attendance.
  • UNLV notified BLM that the well was no longer producing water and assisted BLM with the repairs
  • UNLV learned that the monthly water test indicated the presence of colliform in the water and assisted BLM with retesting the water. Additional tests did not detect colliform


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


American Art and Architecture | American Popular Culture | Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Historic Preservation and Conservation




Financial Assistance Agreement #FAA080093

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