Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna

Birds of Torino Ranch in Lovell Canyon 2007 Inventory

Praire Falcon
Northern Harrier
Sharp Shinned Hawk
Broad Winged Hawkyc
Cooper’s Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Rough Legged Hawk
Red-Tailed Hawk
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Mallard Ducks
Wood Ducks
Mourning Dove
Lesser Scaup
White Throated Swift
Band Tailed Pigeon
Annas Hummingbird
Broad Tailed Hummingbird
Red Shafted Northern Flicker
Western Wood Pewee
Dusky Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Western Flycatcher
Says Phoebe
Black Phoebe
Cassins Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Violet Green Swallow
Scrub Jay
Pinon Jay
Common Ravel
Mountain Chickadee
Plain Titmouse
Pine Siskin
Townsend’s Solitaire
White Breasted Nuthatch
Red Breasted Nuthatch
Rock Wren
Ruby Crowned Kinglet
Blue Gray Gnatcatcher
American Robin
Loggerhead Shrike
Gray Vireo
Solitary Vireo
Warbing Vireo
Western Screech Owl
Turkey Vulture
Orange Crown Warbler
Grace’s Warbler
Mac Gilliuray’s Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Virginia’s Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Audobon’s (Yellow Rumped) Warbler
Black Throated Gray Warbler
Townsend’s Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Evening Grosbeak
Western Tanager
Black Headed Grosbeak
American Redstart
Lazuli Bunting
Green Tailed Towhee
Rufous Sided (Spotted) Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Brewer’s Sparrow
Black Throated Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
White Crowned Sparrow
Dark Eyed Junco
Brown Headed Cowbird
Red Crossbill
Northern (Bullock’s) Oriole
Scott’s Oriole
Cassins Finch
Costas Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Black-Chinned Hummingbird
Rock Dove
Hermit Thrush
Clark’s Nutcracker
Stellar’s Jay
House Wren
Brown Creeper
House Sparrow
House Finch
American Goldfinch

Mammals of Torino Ranch in Lovell Canyon 2007 Inventory

Bewick’s Wren
Mountain Bluebird
Downy Woodpecker
Common Nighthawk
Hairy Woodpecker
Phaino Pepla
Lewis Woodpecker
Williamsons Sapsucker
Red-Naped Sapsucker
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Long Eared Owl
Great Horned Owl
Sage Thrush
Western Meadowlark
Big Brown Bat
Blacktailed Jackrabbit
Deer Mouse
Gray Fox
Mule Deer
Ring-Tailed (Civet) Cat
Rock Squirrel
White Tailed Antelope Squirrel
Desert Wood Rat
Desert Cottontail
Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel
Kangaroo Rat
Least Chipmunk
Charleston Mountain (Palmer’s) Chipmunk
Long Tailed Weasel

Insects and Reptile of Torino Ranch in Lovell Canyon 2007 Inventory

Kit Fox
Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly
White Checkered Skipper Butterfly
California Sister Admiral Butterfly
Azure Blue Butterfly
California Kingsnake
Common Collared Lizard
Great Basin Rattlesnake
Sagebrush Lizard
Bull Frog

Native Vegetation of Torino Ranch in Lovell Canyon 2007 Inventory

Utah Juniper
Pinion Pine
Virgins Bower
Rabbit Brush
Curl Leaf Mount Mahogany
Virgin Bower White Clematis
Wild Rose
Plains Prickly Pear
Blue Banana Yucca
Rubber Rabbit Brush
Rabbit Run & Wallow
Utah Juniper
Skeleton Weed
Greenleaf Manzanita
Gambel Oak
Single Leaf Pinion Pine
Indian Paintbrush
Juniper Mistletoe
Flannel Mullein
Pointleaf Manzanita
Rocky Mountain Aster
Scarlet Gilia
Scarlet Columbine
Blazing Star

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A September Moment with the Founder
In honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we are immensely proud of our longstanding partnership of over two decades with @nvccf. Together, we have diligently championed the cause of raising awareness about this illness and have been dedicated to advancing services provided to the children and their families. Over the years, our collaborative efforts have resulted in the development of educational services for children undergoing treatments and the establishment of a refuge through the summer camps at Torino Ranch, where cherished memories are created, offering a respite from the challenges faced by these young fighters. @kariofmanycolors @celenahaas1
School starts on Aug. 7 and the @bretttorinofoundation Education Services of @nvccf is there every step of the way. This program gives diagnosed children the opportunity to continue their education while in treatment, recovery, and post treatment with Brett Torino Foundation Learning Pod at @nvccf, Brett Torino Foundation “Heart of Education” Scholarship, School Re-Entry Team, Advocacy, Back to School in Style, C.A.P.S. PROGRAM, and more.

Please call Mrs. K at NVCCF at 702.735.8434 or email her at nicki@nvccf.org for more information and education support. This program is available to critically ill children (K-12) diagnosed with life threatening illnesses including cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell, renal, blood, and immunologic diseases, their siblings, as well as to children whose parents are diagnosed with cancer and registered with The Caring Place Program.
🎉 Congratulations to @nvccf Jeff, Stephanie, and the entire team! What a remarkable honor, and we couldn't be more proud to collaborate with you on Camp Cartwheel and the BTF educational services and programs throughout the year. Your dedication to the children and the Las Vegas Community is truly commendable. Thank you, NVCCF, for making a positive impact on so many lives! 🙌🏼 #givingback
A round of applause for another captivating camp experience with @sunshinenevadaorg! Immerse yourself in the world of camp I AM and TLC through this informative video, capturing the essence of camp life. While camp may be seen as a typical experience for some children, for those living with autism, it is an extraordinary and transformative journey. From engaging activities to forming meaningful connections with others and nature, both the campers and volunteers have created countless cherished memories. Stay connected with us throughout the year for captivating camp images on our social media, pages and website.
ICYMI: Proud to partner with @saveredrock and other local groups @centennial_subaru @republic_services and more for Lovell Canyon clean up with nearly 100 volunteers. We are committed to the continuous preservation and beauty of our nature lands.
Thrilled to host @Sunshinenevadaorg summer camp at Torino Ranch helping those living with autism, we have waited more than 3 years to see all these smiling faces of the children. Can’t wait to host you all again next year! #givingback
It takes a village to support children with critical illnesses, to wrap services around them, and ensure that they and their families feel deeply supported. Summer camp fun not only brings joy but also instills strength and courage within them, empowering them to face medical challenges throughout the year. Together, we form a close-knit family, united in our dedication to their well-being. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ @nvccf @8newsnow @8newsnowkirsten @kirsten.joyce
Last week, Brett Torino Foundation and @nvccf Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation held the 27th annual Camp Cartwheel Summer Camp at Torino Ranch for critically ill children diagnosed with cancer, or other life-threatening illnesses. Over the decades many thousands of children have experienced the ranch since 1999, the foundation is committed to those we serve.
It’s beginning to look a lot like 🎄at the ranch. 
#happyholidays #glitteringlights #night #winter #wonderland #holidaylights
Have you visited Lovell Canyon? 🏔

Our team has worked for years with a specialized task force to make this area safe and environmentally healthy. We’re incredibly proud of the clean up and preservation work we’ve achieved. 

Come see this natural wonder!
Hoping your plates and hearts are bountiful today. Happy Thanksgiving 🍁
Now is the time of year for gratitude. What are you grateful for? 
Be kind to one another, the environment, and all living creatures. 🙏