Otero Mesa

No BLM cookie monster for Mescalero students: Positions on future of Otero Mesa evolving

By Dianne Stallings Ruidoso News 08/20/2013 When a package arrived from Jesse Juen, New Mexico director of the Bureau of Land Management, the students in teacher Rudy Barbosa’s fifth-grade class gathered around as he opened it, eager to see what was tucked inside its folds…..

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Taking a stand for our new national monument – Wilderness Weekly August 15, 2013

Table of Contents Still Time to Submit Comments! Wildlife watching Survival Festival Pasaron Por Aqui New Monument Threatened Cheatgrass in Sandias Upcoming events Wildlife Watching in Sandias Gila River Festival Blue Range Service Project Still Time to Submit Comments! The BLM recently issued the Draft….

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Wilderness Weekly – July 25, 2013

Table of Contents Take Action Environmental Training Institute Submit your photos! Join Us in Las Cruces In the News Wilderness50 Proposals Rally at the Rio Upcoming events San Pedro Parks Botany Hike Wildlife Watching in the Sandias Healthy Eating Workshop Discover Chaco The BLM recently….

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BLM draws fire for selling leases under contested management plan

April Reese, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 SANTA FE, N.M. — Several of the oil and gas leases sold at a Bureau of Land Management lease sale here yesterday fall under an almost 30-year-old management plan and therefore should have stayed on the….

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Big Green Bus coming to Las Cruces to call attention to Otero Mesa, other issues

For the 9th straight summer, 12 students from Dartmouth College are traveling across the nation in a biodiesel-powered Big Green Bus. An entirely student-run environmental advocacy group, the Bus stops in locations across the country to host events focused on facilitating discussion, sharing stories, and….

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