Bothwick Habitat Restoration

Funding Year

Amount

Location

FY22

$405,000

White Pine, Nevada

Project Description

The Bothwick Habitat Restoration project is a multifaceted habitat restoration project that focuses on habitat restoration within Smith Valley west of Ely, Nevada. Consisting of mountain brush communities with a multitude of springs and seeps, this area is the heart of Nevada's Area 12 mule deer and is important for sage-grouse and a other sagebrush sagebrush
The western United States’ sagebrush country encompasses over 175 million acres of public and private lands. The sagebrush landscape provides many benefits to our rural economies and communities, and it serves as crucial habitat for a diversity of wildlife, including the iconic greater sage-grouse…

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-obligate species. Primary project activities include hand-thinning pinyon-juniper (FY22 funds) and spring protection through fencing (FY23 funds).

Partners

Nevada Department of Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management, and private landowners

Contact Information

Programs

The western United States’ sagebrush country encompasses over 175 million acres of public and private lands. Sagebrush country contains biological, cultural and economic resources of national significance. America’s sagebrush ecosystem is the largest contiguous ecotype in the continental...