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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 continues to work with BLM, supplying content for interpretation at the future Walking Box Ranch museum.
  • BLM and UNLV visited the ranch on December 5th to review damage to the fencing on the 40 acre and 160 acre fencing perimeter.
  • Visits to the ranch this quarter included 28 people from the UNLV Road Scholar program and 7 geologists, including visitors from China, to study the surrounding area.


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


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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