Chaco Canyon

Wilderness Weekly- September 11, 2013

In an unexpected move, the BLM’s Farmington field office decided not to sell 34 out of 38 parcels around Chaco Culture Historical Park that had been nominated for oil and gas development by the industry. In the Environmental Assessment released last week for the January….

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PUBLIC LANDS: BLM proposes to limit drilling leases near N.M. park

E&E News September 4, 2013 The Bureau of Land Management yesterday released its environmental assessment of leasing land for oil and natural gas development in New Mexico, recommending that the number of parcels leased to industry should be limited. Initially, the oil and gas industry….

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Only a few more days to double your impact

Thank you for your generosity and all that you have done to support New Mexico’s wilderness. I want to remind you that we have a very generous matching contribution of $15,000 for our spring fundraiser-that means each dollar you give will be matched for a….

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Preserving Chaco Is Our Obligation: LTE

By Demis Foster, NM Wild Santa Fe Director Albuquerque Journal, Letter to the Editor April 17, 2012 THERE IS a reason that Chaco Canyon is honored as a World Heritage site. It is one of the unique, culturally significant landscapes in the world. It is….

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New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon and San Juan Basin Badlands

From the air it’s a patchwork of oil rigs, roads and broad mesas. Antelope run swiftly across the valley floors filled with sage and juniper. The arroyos are mostly dry, the night skies filled with stars. It is northwest New Mexico, a broad slice of….

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