Desert Tortoise Conservation Center/Translocation

Clark County Desert Tortoise Transfer and Holding Facility

  • Duration: January 1993 – July 2007
  • Handled 16,000+ Desert Tortoises Over 16 Years
  • County Wide Desert Tortoise Hotline & Pick Up Services
  • Collected 1,350 Desert Tortoises Annually

Bureau of Land Management Desert Tortoise Conservation

  • Care & Husbandry for 1,700 Research Desert Tortoises Annually
  • Duration: January 1997 – July 2008
  • Coordinated & Worked with Researchers from USFWS, BLM, NDOW, National Park Service, Smithsonian

Clark County Desert Tortoise Translocation Program

  • Duration: March 1996 – July 2007
  • Translocated 7,000 Desert Tortoises to the Large-Scale Translocation Study Site (LSTS)
  • Coordinated & Worked with USFWS, USGS Biological Division & UNR