Be sure to check out all of the past stories and news from the refuge!


Bristlecone pine above treeline
This 17-minute video is the perfect introduction to Desert NWR.
An empty road heads into the distance while dark, ominous clouds fill the sky above
This web series aims to tell the stories of those who explored our land, honor local heroes and organizations that better the community, and showcase some of the most spectacular locations hidden throughout our great state.
Painting of a green-winged teal drake floating in a wetland
Do you love conservation and want to know how to help? Consider participating in the annual Junior Duck Stamp competition!
Team wraps up five-year bird-banding effort in southern Nevada

The banding was conducted targeting breeding birds and was typically done from the middle of May until early August.