Nevada Resources


KNPB has been creating high quality videos about Nevada for decades. These are invaluable resources for historians, teachers, students, or any interested person. Enjoy these videos and the background information that goes with them!

Nevada Experience: Newlands ProjectNevada Experience: Newlands Project:
Francis Newlands (U. S. Senator from Nevada) was on a crusade: change the desert into farming land. He authored the reclamation Act of 1903 which included the Newlands Project. This project diverted water from the Truckee and Carson Rivers to the farmers in Fernley and Fallon. But it did not come without a price. Click to find resources and information on obtaining the video.

Nevada Experience: Lincoln HighwayNevada Experience: Lincoln Highway:
The United States was on the move. The West had been opened and the automobile was the rage. But there was no coast-to-coast highway! The Lincoln Highway was to remedy this, but there was no funding, the highway in Nevada and Utah did not connect, and some of the highway was actually sand, rock, and deep mud. Click to find resources and information on obtaining the video.

Wild NevadaWild Nevada:
These short, 3 to 5 minute, video segments from around Nevada were originally part of the Wild Nevada collection. Each comes with a background essay and additional support materials. Check back often as the collection will constantly grow.

 

Ash Meadows
Arc Dome
Baker Fremont Indian Archeological Site
Basque Sheepherder Aspen Carvings
Beehive Ovens
Belmont, NV
Berlin, NV
Big Dune

Black Rock Desert
• Boulder City
Caliente

Cathedral Gorge
Caving
Dayton

Dog Valley
• Echo Canyon State Park

Fort Churchill
Genoa
Geocaching

Goldfield
Grantsville 
• Guru Drive 
• Highland Range Crucial Bighorn Habitat
• Hoover Dam Railroad System
• Ichthyosaur State Park
Kershaw-Ryan State Park
Lehman Caves
• Lunar Crater Field

Manhattan, NV 
Moon Rocks
• Paradise Valley

Pioche
Pyramid Lake-Sutcliff Marina
Red Rock Canyon: Tuff
Rhyolite
Sand Mountain
• Silver City and Gold Hill
• Silver Peak

Spring Valley State Park

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge

The Sump
Thunderbird Lodge
• Tahoe Rim Trail

Techatticup Mine
Tonopah Historic Mining Park
Tybo, Nye County
• Valley of Fire
• Virgin Valley Black Fire Opal

Virginia City
White Pine Mining District

 


 
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