DCNR News

Jun 15, 2020

Nevada State Engineer ensures sustainable water development in the Lower White River Flow System

Order #1309 formalizes the Lower White River Flow System as a single hydrographic basin, establishes a sustainable annual groundwater pumping threshold of no more than 8,000 acre-feet to ensure responsible water usage...

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Jun 04, 2020

New Waste ‘Reduction, Reuse and Recycling’ Guides support a healthy and sustainable Nevada

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s (NDEP) Nevada Recycles Program, together with the University of Nevada, Reno’s Business Environmental Program (BEP), are excited to announce that...

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Jun 04, 2020

First-of-its kind conservation pact will protect Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, support rural economy

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is excited to announce that Coeur Rochester, Inc. (“Coeur Rochester”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur Mining...

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May 29, 2020

Nevada public land agencies announce statewide fire restrictions in response to severe wildfire risk

Nevada’s public land management agencies remain committed to protecting all residents and visitors through fostering wildfire-resilient landscapes and communities. As the weather warms up and Nevadans spend more...

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May 21, 2020

​Be Safe, Respectful While Enjoying the Outdoors

Be Safe, Respectful While Enjoying the Outdoors #RecreateResponsibly, Nevada As public lands and recreational areas begin to gradually reopen in Nevada, public officials are reminding residents and visitors to recreate...

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