“Hidden Jewels of the Desert” Presentation on April 23


Kings Pool at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist program presents Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex: Hidden Jewels of the Desert as part of the 2015 Lecture Series on April 23. The free, hour-long presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Join Laurie Simons, Ph.D., Desert Complex Biologist with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as she introduces the National Wildlife Refuges found in southern Nevada. The four Refuges make up the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Simons will explain what makes each refuge unique.

The 2015 Lecture Series will be held at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, contact Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906 or emailparsonsd@unce.unr.edu.


Lower Lake at Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge

Nevada Naturalist, a Cooperative Extension program, focuses on giving a broad understanding of nature to participants interested in learning, volunteering, teaching and participating in conservation projects and issues. The program will also give participants the skills and confidence necessary to make a difference for environmental stewardship and conservation in southern Nevada.