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Title: Preserving heritage resources through responsible use of southern Nevada’s lands [Chapter 9] (Executive Summary)

Author: Raish, Carol B.

Date: 2013

Source: In: Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brooks, Matthew L.; Pendleton, Burton K.; Raish, Carol B., eds. The Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Science and Research Synthesis: Science to support land management in Southern Nevada - Executive Summary. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-304. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 61-65.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Southern Nevada‚Äôs cultural resources (heritage resources) include archeological remains, sacred sites, historic sites, and cultural landscapes of significance to Native Americans and many other cultural groups. Locating, maintaining, and protecting these special places are part of the mandate of Nevada‚Äôs Federal and state agencies. This summary addresses Sub-goal 2.2 in the SNAP Science Research Strategy, which is ‚ÄúTo preserve these resources through responsible use of southern Nevada‚Äôs lands‚ÄĚ (see table 1.1). Cultural resources at risk, risk factors, and needed measures to protect them are discussed, focusing on non-destructive identification, preservation, and protection measures.

Keywords: Mojave, Great Basin, anthropogenic disturbance, climate change, invasive species, altered fire regimes, water resources, species of conservation concern, restoration, heritage resources, recreation, ecosystem resilience, science-based management

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Raish, Carol B.. 2013. Preserving heritage resources through responsible use of southern Nevada’s lands [Chapter 9] (Executive Summary). In: Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brooks, Matthew L.; Pendleton, Burton K.; Raish, Carol B., eds. The Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Science and Research Synthesis: Science to support land management in Southern Nevada - Executive Summary. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-304. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 61-65.

 


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