Associate Press Posted: 07/17/2014 MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first known litter of Mexican gray wolves has been born in the wild as part of a three-year effort to re-introduce the subspecies to a habitat where it disappeared three decades ago, Mexican officials reported Thursday…..
Las Cruces Sun-News report 07/18/2014 LAS CRUCES >> Visitors to New Mexico’s national parks and monuments in 2013 spent about $83.2 million dollars and supported 1,136 jobs, according to a new National Park Service report. Sue Masica, director of the NPS’s Intermountain Region, said in….
Javier Sierra, The Huffington Post 07/18/2014 When President Obama signed the proclamation to designate the Organ Mountains/Desert Peaks National Monument in May, it was the last stitch of a tapestry to weave together several natural sites of extraordinary beauty and cultural significance. The monument, located….
Las Cruces Sun-News 06/08/2014 More than 100 years ago, a New Mexican named Edgar Lee Hewett drafted a piece of legislation that would become known as the Antiquities Act. Many know that Republican Congressman John F. Lacey sponsored and passed this legislation and that President….
Las Cruces Sun-News 06/01/2014 The clouds were kind to the celebration of our new national monument. The celebration was at Oñate, outdoors, so the Organs could watch — and provide a stunning backdrop. Organizers set out chairs for 400 people, and were scurrying around adding….