Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
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|Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|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|
|Website||Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge|
The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a protected wildlife refuge, at the southern end of the Pahranagat Valley and administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It is 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, and the Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Species of concern that spend part of the year at Pahranagat
Endangered species include:
Threatened species include:
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- "Ecological Projects - Pahranagat Refuge-wide Wetland Restoration Design". www.otisbay.com. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
- "Refuge is bird watcher's paradise". Boulder City Review. 2019-09-25. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
- Media related to Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge at Wikimedia Commons
- Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex