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A Season of Upland Monitoring and Discovery in the Tonopah Field Office

Posted at 19 November, 2014, 11:55 am

By Veronica Holmes and Meghan Whitman, Research Associate Program As upland monitoring technicians for the BLM’s Tonopah Field Office, we spent the last six months working in some of Nevada’s truly lonely and beautiful landscapes. Our job was to collect monitoring data, including drought, utilization, rangeland health and inventory, line-point intercept and gap intercept, all […]


Research Associates Evaluate Sage Grouse Habitat in Northern Nevada

Posted at 10 November, 2014, 11:25 am

When I first applied for this position, I was a little confused how we were going to measure water chemistry in the desert. Isn’t the desert known for its lack of water? Still to this day, when I tell people I monitor the natural springs in Northern Nevada, their first reply is “there is water there?”