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Natural Heritage ProgramsResource AgenciesProfessional, Conservation, and Educational OrganizationsInstitutionsBiologistsPublicationsOnline Information Sources

Natural Heritage Programs and Conservation Data Centers:



Resource Agencies:

(Battle Mountain, Carson City, Elko, Ely, Southern Nevada, and Winnemucca field offices)
  • Bureau of Land Management in other surrounding states:

ArizonaCalifornia, Idaho, Oregon, Utah

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (HTNF), Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU), Inyo National Forest (INYO), Region 4 (R4), Region 5 (R5)
Death Valley National Park, Great Basin National Park, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Nevada Field Office (Reno) and Pacific Region (Region 1) Office. See also their Endangered Species Program and on-line recovery plans, which give good background information on listed species.



Noxious Weeds Program


Contact for information on permits for activities affecting state-listed plant species, cacti, yuccas, and evergreen trees.
Natural Resources Programs
Professional, Conservation, and Educational Organizations: 



Online Information Sources:

Aggregates biological data from multiple sources
Searchable species lists and conservation status data sets for all of North America
USGS; through primarily oriented to biota of the north-central United States, their collection of Northern Prairie Biological Resources includes some data sets of National and Continental significance, particularly for invertebrates.
Working toward enumerating and indexing all known species of plants, animals, fungi and microbes on Earth as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity, and providing a simple access point enabling users to link to other data systems for all groups of organisms.
The Catalogue of Life is the most comprehensive and authoritative global index of species currently available. It consists of a single integrated species checklist and taxonomic hierarchy. The Catalogue holds essential information on the names, relationships and distributions of over 1.6 million species.