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Lake Mead National Recreation Area – Overton Beach NV

Date added: June 15, 2012

“To accommodate the influx of tourists, new park facilities were in demand. With CCC labor, the NPS developed beaches and outdoor facilities in three different areas of the Boulder Dam Recreational Area (later subsumed by Lake Mead National Recreation Area):… read more

Lake Mead National Recreation Area – Hemenway Wash NV

Date added: June 15, 2012

“To accommodate the influx of tourists, new park facilities were in demand. With CCC labor, the NPS developed beaches and outdoor facilities in three different areas of the Boulder Dam Recreational Area (later subsumed by Lake Mead National Recreation Area):… read more

Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge – Ruby Valley NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

The Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge was created in 1938 by the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for the protection of migratory birds and endemic species of the Basin and Range region.  It serves over 220 species of waterfowl… read more

Desert National Wildlife Refuge – Clark County NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

“Established in 1936, the Desert National Wildlife Range was created to protect the shrinking herds of desert bighorn sheep whose population had dipped to a record low of three hundred by the 1930s. The wildlife range is the largest in… read more

Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge – Humboldt County NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

The Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1931 in the desert landscape of northern Nevada and eastern Oregon and enlarged by order of President Franklin Roosevelt in December 1936, under the auspices of the Bureau of Biological Survey (Fish… read more

CCC Camp Lovelock (former) – Lovelock NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established a camp near Lovelock NV during the 1930s, officially BR-36, popularly called Camp Lovelock or sometimes Camp Pershing. It was located near the main road north of town (along what is now Interstate 80)…. read more

Topaz Lake – Douglas County NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

“Camps Newlands and Carson River worked primarily in the Fallon and Fenley areas. While Camp Carson River concentrated on improving the spillway at Lahontan Dam, Camp Newlands took on downstream canals and ditches. Camp Newlands also provided the labor force… read more

Newlands Project – Carson Valley NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

“The Newlands Project (originally the Carson Truckee Project) is considered Nevada’s greatest reclamation project. The Truckee-Carson Irrigation District has operated the irrigation system since 1926. By the 1930s, the Newlands Project needed to be enlarged and overhauled if Fallon Farmers… read more

Lahontan Dam – Churchill County NV

Date added: June 10, 2012

“After more than twenty-five years of operation…many of the early water-control and -conveyance structures had fallen into a state of disrepair, and existing storage had proven inadequate. In Lahontan Valley, the CCC built or completed new water conservation projects including… read more

Newlands Project Improvements, CCC Camp Carson River – Fallon NV

Date added: June 9, 2012

“The Newlands Project (originally the Carson Truckee Project) is considered Nevada’s greatest reclamation project. The Truckee-Carson Irrigation District has operated the irrigation system since 1926. By the 1930s, the Newlands Project needed to be enlarged and overhauled if Fallon Farmers… read more

Sunnyside CCC Camp – Nye County NV – Nye County NV

Date added: May 31, 2012

"The Division of Grazing (Grazing Service as of 1939) operated the greatest number of CCC programs in the state. There were several reasons for this. First of all, Nevada has the largest public domain (nonallocated federal acreage) of any of… read more

Delmues CCC Camp – Pioche NV

Date added: May 31, 2012

“The Division of Grazing (Grazing Service as of 1939) operated the greatest number of CCC programs in the state. There were several reasons for this. First of all, Nevada has the largest public domain (nonallocated federal acreage) of any of… read more

Sadlers Ranch CCC Camp – Eureka NV

Date added: May 31, 2012

“The Division of Grazing (Grazing Service as of 1939) operated the greatest number of CCC programs in the state. There were several reasons for this. First of all, Nevada has the largest public domain (nonallocated federal acreage) of any of… read more