Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Desert NWR
HCR 38, Box 700
Las Vegas, NV 89124

Phone:702-879-6110
Fax:702-879-6115
Web: desertcomplex.fws.gov/moapavalley
Established: 1979.
Location:60 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Special Features:Refuge was established to secure habitat for the endangered Moapa dace, a small fish found in headwaters of the Muddy River. In the last decade, dace populations have declined due to habitat destruction.
Habitats: 106 acres of Mohave desert, palm trees, spring heads, and associated outflow channels and aquatic habitat.
Access: Closed to the general public.
Wild life: Endangered Moapa dace.

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