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    • The Sagebrush Rebellion in Nevada

    • Land use--Nevada; Land use--West (U.S.); Public lands--Nevada; Public lands--West (U.S.);
    • The now famous grassroots rebellion against Washington's control over vast stretches of western land, termed the Sagebrush Rebellion, was conceived in reaction to a series of federal laws issued in the late 1970s, thousands of miles away from those...
    • Foresters, Forest Historians Debate Over Tahoe Forest Thinning

    • Forest thinning -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #100 - "Forest Thinning" (Air Date: January 18, 2005). Thomas Bonnicksen, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus of Forest Science, Texas A & M University, discusses his views on the merits of forest thinning versus controlled logging...
    • The Life of Alton E. Glass

    • Bankers -- Nevada -- Biography; Banks and banking -- Nevada
    • Alton E. Glass was interested in, or associated with, agriculture nearly all his life. Born in 1893 on a ranch at San Ramon, California, he spent his early childhood on the T. B. Rickey ranch in eastern California. He remembers well the Rickey...
    • The Forest Service Accomplishes Much with Help from the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

    • Restoration ecology -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- Environmental conditions
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment # 28 - "U.S. Forest Service Environmental Improvement Projects" (Air Date: August 12, 2003). Rex Norman from the U.S. Forest Service discusses the impact of the the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act role on his agency's efforts...
    • The Free Life of a Ranger: A Forest Service Memoir

    • Murchie, Archie, 1908-; United States. Forest Service -- Officials and employees; Forest rangers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography; Forest reserves -- West (U.S.) -- History
    • Archie Murchie’s action-packed career in the U.S. Forest Service began in 1929, when rangers routinely spent much of their time in the saddle, and ended in 1965 as they were becoming increasingly desk bound. The Free Life of a Ranger is Murchie’s...
    • Harry P. Callahan: The Callahan Family and Ranch

    • Ranch life -- Nevada -- Reno Region; Callahan Ranch (Reno Region, Nev.)
    • Since the 1860s ranchers have raised hay and run livestock on rocky but well-watered meadows astride the confluence of Galena and Jones creeks a few miles south of Reno. However, the site is now becoming more valued for its scenic vistas and its...
    • USDA Forest Service Upgrades Some Roads, Decommissions Others

    • Dirt roads -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Roads -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #83 - "Road Decommissioning" (Air Date: September 7, 2004). Mary Morgan from the US Forest Service discusses that agency's efforts to assess, manage, and decommission over 400 miles of dirt road in the Tahoe region.
    • Do We Have Old-growth Forests at Tahoe?

    • Old growth forests -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Trees -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #17 - "Old Growth & Forest Health" (Air Date: May 27, 2003). Representatives from the Sierra Club and the U.S. Forest Service discuss the role of "old growth" trees in preserving and keeping the Tahoe...
    • USDA Forest Service Offers "Ski with a Forest Ranger" Program

    • Skis and skiing -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Outdoor education -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #106 - "Ski With a Ranger" (Air Date: March 1, 2005). Forest Service ranger Michael St. Michelle discusses that agency's environmental education partnership with Heavenly Ski Resort.
    • Forest Stewardship: Learning by Doing

    • Forest restoration -- California -- South Lake Tahoe
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment # 33 - "Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day" (Air Date: September 16, 2003). Dan Sussman from the League to Save Lake Tahoe discusses its annual Stewardship Day. Participants learn about the forest and do some land rehabilitation.
    • Procter R. Hug, Jr.

    • Judges -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • Procter Ralph Hug Jr., Senior U.S. Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was born March 11, 1931, in Reno, Nevada. He has made a lasting mark on Nevada’s institutional, legal, and judicial history. His memory of early...
    • Woodrow Wilson: Race, Community, and Politics in Las Vegas, 1940s-1980s

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1915- -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Interviews; Civil rights -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations -- History
    • Woodrow Wilson was born in a sawmill town in Mississippi in 1915, the son of a mill worker. His mother owned and operated boarding houses, and the family was somewhat more prosperous than the average black family of that area and time. Following...
    • Review and analysis: Mono National Forest range appraisal report, 1922

    • Range management -- Nevada; California -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Historical geography -- Maps; California -- Historical geography -- Maps;
    • A collection of data and narrative referring to US Forest Service grazing maps. Includes an analysis report of the Mono National Forest grazing range created in 1922. For related maps and reports see all US Forest Service Grazing Maps:...
    • Review and Analysis: Mono National Forest Range Appraisal Report, carbon IV, 1922

    • Range management -- Nevada; California -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Historical geography -- Maps; California -- Historical geography -- Maps;
    • A collection of data and narrative referring to US Forest Service grazing maps. Includes an analysis report of the Mono National Forest grazing range created in 1922. For related maps and reports see all US Forest Service Grazing Maps:...
    • Managing Vegetation with Wildfire Prevention

    • Prescribed burning -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Fire prevention -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #29 - "Fire Prevention" (Air Date: August 19). Rex Norman from the U.S. Forest Service discusses the practice of using small, controlled fires to prevent catastrophic fires in the Tahoe...

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