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LIBRARY OF NEVADA PUBLICATIONS

Always a work in progress, this page is a collection of publications, articles, photos, reports, regulations, comment letters and legislation we have complied through the years.

Current efforts include making each publication an active link, either to the publication itself, or, for materials under strict copyright protection, to an abstract and an opportunity to purchase the material.

If you have publications to recommend to the library, or have comments or corrections, please use the link above and complete the online form.

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  • The status of puma concolor in Nevada.

  • State law and regulations affecting cougars.

  • The history of cougars in Nevada.

  • Ecosystems and habitat in Nevada.

  • Cougar science and research in Nevada.

  • Our library of media, research and reports.

  • How you can take action to help!

Nevada Mountain Lion Files Sorted by Type

Scientific Research

  • Andreasen, A. M., Stewart, K. M., Longland, W. S., Beckmann, J. P., & Forister, M. L. , 2012, Identification of source-sink dynamics in mountain lions of the Great Basin
  • Ashman et al 1983 the Mountain Lion in Nevada
  • Bean, M. L., & Science, L. , 2016, SURVIVORSHIP AND CAUSE-SPECIFIC MORTALITY IN FIVE POPULATIONS OF MULE DEER
  • Beckmann Lackey 2002 Evaluation of Deterrent Techniques
  • Berger 1999 Intervention and Persistence in Small Populations of Bighorn Sheep
  • Berger Wehausen 1991 Consequences of a Mammalian Predator Prey Disequilibrium in the Great Basin Desert
  • Bernt, J. , 1982, Pre-Cougar Point Tuff volcanic rocks near the Idaho-Nevada border, Owyhee County, Idaho, 321–330
  • Bonnichsen, Citron, B. , 1982, The Cougar Point Tuff, Southwestern Idaho and Vicinity
  • Conover, M. R., Pitt, W. C., Kessler, K. K., Dubow, T. J., Sanborn, A., Dubow, T. J., & Sanborn, W. A. , 1995, Review of Human Injuries , Illnesses , and Economic Losses Caused by Wildlife in the United States
  • Dyke, F. G. Van, Brocke, R. H., Shaw, H. G., Ackerman, B. B., Hemker, P., & Lindzey, F. G. , 2013, LIONS TO LOGGING AND OF MOUNTAIN REACTIONS
  • Faraizl, S. D., & Stiver, S. J. , 1996, A profile of depredating mountain lions
  • Gray et al 2007 Live Trapping and Monitoring Mountain Lion Movements within a Feral Horse Population in Storey County Nevada 2005-2007
  • Gray, M., Jr, J. S., & Thain, D. , 2008, Live Trapping and Monitoring Mountain Lion Movements within a Feral Horse Population in Storey County , Nevada , 2005 - 2007
  • Greger, P. D., & Romney, E. M. , 2016, HIGH FOAL MORTALITY LIMITS GROWTH
  • Iriarte, J. A., Franklin, W. L., Johnson, W. E., & Redford, K. H. , 1990, Biogeographic variation of food habits and body size of the America puma
  • Kurushima, J. D., Collins, J. A., Well, J. A., & Ernest, H. B. , 2006, Development of 21 microsatellite loci for puma
  • Mcadoo, J. K., Klebenow, D. A., Mcadoo, J. K., & Klebenow, D. A. , 2016, Society for Range Management Predation on Range Sheep with No Predator Control Linked references are available on JSTOR for this article?: Predation on Range Sheep with No Predator Control, 31
  • Pierce, B. M., Bleich, V. C., & Terry Bowyer, R. , 2000, Selection of Mule Deer By Mountain Lions and Coyotes: Effects of Hunting Style, Body Size, and Reproductive Status
  • Pierce, B. M., Bleich, V. C., Bowyer, R. T., & Pierce, B. M. , 2011, Social Organization of Mountain Lions?: Does a Land-Tenure System Regulate Population Size
  • Robinette, W. L., Gashwiler, J. S., & Morris, O. W. , 1961, Notes on Cougar Productivity and Life History
  • Robinette, W. L., Gashwiler, J. S., & Morris, O. W. , 1959, Food habits of the cougar in Utah and Nevada
  • Rowe, R. J., Terry, R. C., & Rickart, E. A. , 2011, Environmental change and declining resource availability for small mammal communities in the Great Basin
  • Sierra Nevada Wildlands Project 1999 Mountain Lion Conservation Strategy
  • Suminski, H. R. , 1982, Domestic Livestock in Nevada
  • Sumiski 1982 Mountain Lion Predation on Domestic Livestock in Nevada
  • Sweitzer et al 1997 Near Extinction of Porcupines By Mountain Lions and Consequences of Ecosystem Change in the Great Basin Desert
  • Sweitzer, R. A., Jenkins, S. H., & Berger, J. , 2016, Society for Conservation Biology Near-Extinction of Porcupines by Mountain Lions and Consequences of Ecosystem Change in the Great Basin Desert Linked references are available on JSTOR for this article?: Near-Extinction of Porcupines by Mountain Lions and Consequences of Ecosystem Change in the Great Basin Desert, 11
  • Sweitzer, R. A., Jenkins, S. H., & Berger, J. , 1997, Near-Extinction of Porcupines by Mountain Lions and Consequences of Ecosystem Change in the Great Basin Desert
  • Turner Jr., J. W., Wolfe, M. L., & Kirkpatrick, J. F. , 1992, Seasonal mountain lion predation on a feral horse population
  • Turner, J. W., Morrison, M. L., Turner, J. W., & Morrison, M. L. , 2015, Southwestern Association of Naturalists
  • USFS Suminski 1982 Abstract Mountain Lion Predation on Domestic Livestock in Nevada

Agency Reports


Legal


Other


Slice of Nevada Discusses Mountain Lions

07/24/15 A Radio Interview with MLF Staff and Nevada Volunteers

MLF interview on America Matters Media's program "Slice of Nevada" to discuss mountain lion issues in the state of Nevada. Featured on this program are MLF associate director Lynn Cullens, Nevada Volunteer Field Representative Leah Sturgis, Volunteer Honey Tapley, and long time lion activist Don Molde. Listen to the podcast discussion on hunting, trapping, ecosystem impacts, and population data.

Grim Anniversary

06/08/11 GUEST COMMENTARY: Camilla Fox, Reprinted with permission from the Animal Welfare Institute

The 80th anniversary of the passage of the Animal Damage Control Act in 2011 was hardly a cause for celebration. It was a time of mourning for each one of the millions of coyotes, foxes, wolves, bears, mountain lions, bobcats, badgers, Canada geese, cormorants, blackbirds and other wildlife killed under its authority.

Sign the Petition: End Predator Killing Projects

04/22/16

Nevada's predator management projects have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars killing mountain lions and other wildlife for a decade to see if prized ungulate herds will increase. Though unsuccessful, these projects are proposed to continue in 2017. The Nevada Department of Wildlife is required to continue the killing by law unless you, the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners, and ultimately the Nevada Legislature take a stand to make a change. Please take a moment to learn more and sign our petition.

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Environmental Scorecard

League of Conservation Voters

The League of Conservation Voters' scorecard considers the Utah State Legislature's environmental records since 1971. It quantifies the environmental votes of each individual legislator — an important first step in considering accountability — and provides critical qualitative assessments as well. The scorecard will help you to know your legislator before you write a letter in support of cougars.

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Becoming a Mountain Lion Activist

There are lots of opportunities to take action!

Are you new to mountain lion activism? You want to change your local environment to improve it for cougars... but you don't know how to start. You may feel like you are all alone... but it takes just one person to change the attitudes and lifestyles of hundreds of others. You don't need to belong to a group. It doesn't take special skills or superhuman abilities. You just need to care enough about cougars to want to help them survive. You've already done the hard part, now let us help you with the next step.

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Nevada Department of Wildlife.

Commonly abbreviated as: NDOW

Tony Wasley, Director

Main Office:
6980 Sierra Center Pkwy #120
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 688-1500
ndowinfo@ndow.org


Predator Staff Biologist
Pat Jackson
6980 Sierra Center Pkwy #120
Reno, NV 89511
pjackson@ndow.org
775-688-1676

Please write to the director and express your concern for lions in Nevada.

Thank NDOW when they take steps to protect our state's cougars. When they fall short of expectations, politely ask for policy reform and more officer training.
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