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February 22, 2019 - 1:26 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - the Land and Water Conservation Fund may finally be permanently reauthorized as part of the large public lands bill expected to be up for a vote in the U.S. House next week. A program that has brought more than 100-million dollars to Nevada parks and other outdoor...
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August 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Reno and some other cities in Nevada saw the hottest months ever for July, and Lake Tahoe's temperatures were really warm this summer. Experts said the summer months showed warning signs that slowing climate change is critical to Nevada's future. As summer comes to a close,...
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August 16, 2018 - 12:31 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which supports public parks and wildlife refuges nationwide at no cost to taxpayers, will expire on September 30. Public lands advocates said Congress needs to act quickly to reauthorize the fund. Time is running out to renew the...
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August 15, 2018 - 1:26 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Climate change is threatening several of the outdoor activities that people enjoy in summer months, according to a new report released on Wednesday from the National Wildlife Federation. In Nevada, the threat includes warming waters and algae blooms in Lake Tahoe and Lake...
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May 11, 2018 - 12:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Ahead of Mother's Day, moms and families will gather in Reno and Las Vegas for a "Mama Summit," calling for more environmental protections. As the Trump administration rolls back environmental regulations, groups want state and local governments to step in. Mother's Day is coming...
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