Wildlife Profile / Sage Grouse

Wildlife Profile / Sage Grouse

  SCIENTIFIC NAME: Centrocercus urophasianus CLASSIFICATION: Small game bird SIZE: Up to 8 pounds – 26-30″ DESCRIPTION:  Sage grouse are the largest of the North American grouse species. The throat is black with a white collar; yellow-orange eyebrow....
Wildlife Profile / Mule Deer

Wildlife Profile / Mule Deer

  SCIENTIFIC NAME: Odocoileus hemionus  CLASSIFICATION: Big game mammal SIZE: Weight: 125-330 lbs. Length with tail: 50-85″ Shoulder Height: 3-3.5″ DESCRIPTION:  The mule deer has large ears (like those of a mule) and tan to reddish brown fur in...
Wildlife Profile / Desert Tortoise

Wildlife Profile / Desert Tortoise

  SCIENTIFIC NAME: Gopherus agassizii CLASSIFICATION: Reptile – lizard SIZE: Adult carapace length – 20 to 36 centimeters Adult weight – 10 to 17 pounds DESCRIPTION: The brown carapace, or top part of the shell, is highly domed and flattened dorsally with...
Wildlife Profile / Pygmy Rabbit

Wildlife Profile / Pygmy Rabbit

Scientific Name: Brachylagus idahoensis Classification: small mammal Size: Body length – about 9 to 11 ½ inches 
Weight – approximately 1 pound Description: The fur is brown to slate gray in color, depending on the season. The ears are short with a white...
Wildlife Profile / Chukar

Wildlife Profile / Chukar

  Chukar Alectoris chukar Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae Status: Fairly common.   General Description The Chukar is a medium-sized bird. It is a pale-colored, but boldly patterned bird. The bird’s red bill and legs contrast with its pale gray...
Raquel Welch at the Genoa Bar

Raquel Welch at the Genoa Bar

The Genoa Bar located in Genoa was established in 1853. It is Nevada’s oldest operating bar and is still one of Nevada’s favorite watering holes. Over the years the bar has been visited by many famous people. Among them, Mark Twain, Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, Carol Lombard, Clark Gable, John Wayne and hundreds more.

Wildlife Profile / Bull Trout

Wildlife Profile / Bull Trout

  In Nevada the Bull Trout only exists in the Jarbidge River in the Northeastern part of the State close to the Idaho border. In April 1999, the bull trout in the Jarbidge River Basin was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.  A...