Critics say ski area plan threatens rare butterflyLas Vegas Sun #Las_VegasNovember 8, 2019
Fish and Wildlife Service
The Mount Charleston blue butterfly is known only to exist in the upper reaches of the Spring Mountains west of Las Vegas.
Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 | 2 a.m.
RENO — Conservationists are raising concerns about an expansion plan at a southern Nevada ski resort they say overlaps with habitat for an endangered butterfly.
A new building with food, beverages and equipment rental also is included in Lee Canyon Ski Area’s master development plan intended to keep up with growing demand at the 785-acre (317-hectare) resort that opened in 1964.
Since 1970, Clark County’s population has grown from about 273,000 to more than 2.2 million
“We feel positive about the potential new trails offer to the Mount Charleston blue butterfly’s habitat,” marketing director Jim Seely said of the project, which would adversely affect with about 19 acres (9 hectares) of butterfly habitat, according to environmental documents.
Jonathan Stein, the Las Vegas-based project leader for the Forest Service, said Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife Service workers have been working in tandem throughout the process.
He said the Fish and Wildlife analysis is expected to be complete before the close of the objection period and is unlikely to contain any surprises.
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