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Editorial: Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act Headed in the Right Direction

Sangre de Cristo Chronicle November 20, 2014 We were pleased to hear that Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) were able to steer the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act through the Senate’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Thursday (Nov. 13). Now the….

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Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act Clears Committee

By Michael Ritterhouse, Sangre de Cristo Chronicle November 19, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) that would designate 45,000-acre Columbine Hondo Wilderness Area near Red River as a federal wilderness area,….

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New Rules May Stymie Endangered Wolf Program

Rita Daniels, KUNM November 14, 2014 Listen to audio The state Game Commission approved a controversial proposal Thursday that critics fear will harm efforts to reintroduce the Mexican grey wolf. The reintroduction program depends on bringing wolves into New Mexico from other states. On a….

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State changes rules for keeping Mexican gray wolves

By Staci Matlock, The New Mexican Thursday, November 13, 2014 In a major policy shift, private landowners in New Mexico will need State Game Commission permission to keep endangered Mexican gray wolves for recovery and reintroduction purposes. The commission adopted the change unanimously Thursday at….

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U.S. Senate Committee Sends Columbine Hondo to Floor for Consideration

TAOS, NM (November 13, 2014) – The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild) today applauded the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for passing the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act (S. 776) out of Committee. The Act now awaits passage on the Senate floor. The legislation….

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