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Technical Report

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U. S. Department of the Interior: National Park Service


This illustrated guide was prepared to provide the botanical community, land managers, and other interested persons with a reference that describes and locates the twelve plant taxa currently being considered by the Fish and Wildlife Service for threatened or endangered status in or around the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The guide is intended to assist managers of government agencies in determining the presence of these species and in defining management programs for their protection. The guide should be consulted prior to any construction project. If a potential conflict is identified, an onsite evaluation should be conducted early in the planning process. This publication is also presented as an effort to stimulate interest in learning


Botanical guides; Endangered plant species; Environmental monitoring; Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.)


Biology | Desert Ecology | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Sciences | Horticulture | Life Sciences | Natural Resources and Conservation | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Plant Pathology | Plant Sciences




From the Lake Mead Limnological Research Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.