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Spotlights

  • University of Nevada. Cooperative Extension.

    The plants listed in this field guide are nuisance weeds, those that are troublesome, but have not been listed by the state as noxious weeds. Similar to noxious weeds, nuisance weeds can spread rapidly and compete aggressively with desirable plants for light, nutrients and water. The purpose of this book is to help homeowners, land managers, green-industry personnel, agricultural producers and recreationists to identify nuisance weeds of Nevada. The over 60 weeds listed in this field guide were selected with input from Extension educators in Nevada counties, other University of Nevada Cooperative Extension personnel and local weed control groups. See also: Extension Publications for more resources.

  • Nevada Department of Wildlife.
    The Nevada aquatic invasive species (AIS) decal requirement became effective Jan 1, 2013 through approval from the Nevada State Legislature in 2011. The AIS decal requirement was established to prevent the spread of harmful aquatic species threatening Nevada's waterways.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

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Partnership

Lake Tahoe Basin Weed Coordinating Group.
Tahoe Resource Conservation District; Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Watercraft are the largest vectors for spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS), such as quagga and zebra mussels into new waterways, making boat inspections a vital aspect of protecting Lake Tahoe and other nearby water bodies.

Federal Government

USDA. FS. Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

State and Local Government

Nevada Department of Wildlife.
Nevada Division of Forestry.
Nevada Department of Agriculture.

Academic

University of Nevada - Reno. Cooperative Extension.

Professional

Tahoe Resource Conservation District.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.
Las Vegas Wash Coordination Committee.