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Nellis Air Force Base Plan 126-4

Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan

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At the direction of the ACC, the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron, Natural and Cultural Resources Flight (99 CES/CEVN) has prepared an Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan (INRMP) to serve as a practical management guideline for the day-to-day operations and management of the natural resources on NAFB and NTTR. The INRMP incorporates natural resource management policies, available regulatory guidance documents, and current natural resource data for NAFB and NTTR to produce a practical guidance document that recognizes and respects the goals and objectives of the Nellis mission while conserving and sustaining the natural resources of both areas. To meet that end, the INRMP provides simple natural resource management guidance to [...]

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A primary goal of the INRMP is to maintain ecosystem integrity and dynamics on NAFB and NTTR without compromising the military mission. Maintaining ecosystem integrity promotes good stewardship by protecting existing biodiversity, ensuring lasting use of the installation, and minimizing management costs and efforts. Ecosystem management on NAFB and NTTR is a goal-driven program that supports present and future military mission requirements while managing natural and cultural resources and preserving ecosystem integrity. General natural resources management goals for NAFB and NTTR include: • Assist the installation commander with the conservation and rehabilitation of natural resources consistent with the use of the installation to ensure the readiness of the Armed Forces. • Develop natural resources management guidelines that are consistent with the military mission and ensure no net loss in the capability of installation lands to support the military mission. • Provide for the optimum use of land and water areas and access for military purposes while maintaining ecological integrity. In summary, the primary goal of NTTR and NAFB is to support the military mission. The primary goal of the INRMP is to offer guidelines for the proper management and protection of natural resources on NTTR and NAFB in a manner that supports the military mission.

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  • Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal

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