Nevada's Environmental Legacy: Progress or Plunder
"Nevada's history as a state has been largely a story of the exploitation of its natural resources. Mining has torn down mountains and poisoned streams and groundwater. Uncontrolled grazing by vast herds of sheep and cattle has denuded grasslands and left them prey to the invasion of noxious plant species and vulnerable to wildfire. Clear-cut logging has changed the compos...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 28th 2009 by University of Nevada Press
(first published 2009)
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