Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
|Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge Upper Lake
|Location||Lincoln County, Nevada, United States|
|Nearest city||Glendale, Nevada|
|Area||5,380 acres (21.8 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a protected wildlife refuge, located at the southern end of the Pahranagat Valley and administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It is situated 90 miles (140 km) north of Las Vegas, Nevada in Lincoln County, Nevada. The 5,380-acre (21.8 km2) refuge was created on August 16, 1963 and is part of the larger Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex, which also includes the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, the Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and the Amargosa Pupfish Station.
Work is underway to restore wetland and desert upland habitats to what was found on the refuge over 100 years ago.
Species of concern that spend part of the year at Pahranagat
Endangered species include:
Threatened species include:
- Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex
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