This is the start of an ongoing biological survey in support of the nomination of an Area of Critical Environmental Concern on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the Piute Valley, Castle Mountains, Crescent Peak, New York Mountains, and McCullough Mountains of Nevada, along the border of California and the Mojave National Preserve and the new Castle Mountains National Monument. Read more about the area and the details of the weekend bio blitz on this page at the iNaturalist site. For additional background on the need for conservation of this area related to the proposed Crescent Peak Wind Project, review this page on the Basin and Range Watch site.
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