On Wed May 8th, Reno City Council approved the 2nd reading of the PUD for UNR Main Station Field Laboratory to allow for commercial development on the 104 acres that are the front pastures along McCarran.
On Wed May 8th, Reno City Council approved the 1st reading of the Manke property (the old golf driving range at Pembroke and McCarran) for the PUD to build a boat and RV storage facility.
That is a little over 150 acres less of flood storage that will be available after development.
This is an older RGJ story [1/14/2013] that is on UNR's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science website.
As a native Nevadan I'm personally appalled at what my university system has become. It's all about "Monetizing our Assets"