Otero Mesa

Stop Hardrock Mining in Otero Mesa!

TAKE ACTION NOW. Send a free fax to President Obama at our Online Action Center. After we’ve worked successfully for more than a decade to protect New Mexico’s wild desert grassland Otero Mesa from oil and gas drilling, a new threat has emerged – hardrock….

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Otero Mesa Op-ed by John Cornell & Bennett Brown in ABQ Journal

Paradise Could Be Easily Lost Albuquerque Journal Monday, March 21, 2011 By Bennett A. Brown And John Cornell Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership; New Mexico Wildlife Federation “Otero Mesa is a majestic desert grassland in a remote area of southern New Mexico. Bordered on the north….

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Gov. Richardson Op-Ed on Otero Mesa in Denver Post

Guest Commentary: The Antiquities Act By Bill Richardson “When Ancestral Pueblo cliff dwellings dating back to the 12th century were threatened, President Woodrow Wilson saved them by establishing Bandelier National Monument in my home state of New Mexico, 95 years ago this February. Now the….

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Hudspeth County Herald (TX): New Mining Claims on Otero Mesa

Hudspeth County Herald – 2/23/2011 New Mining Claims Staked On Wind Mountain A Colorado-based company has staked more than 50 claims to mine cobalt from Wind Mountain and adjacent areas on Otero Mesa, a coalition of conservation groups announced this week. That news is likely….

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AP News: Coalition concerned about Otero Mesa mining claims

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN / Associated Press Posted: 02/23/2011 11:04:01 AM MST ALBUQUERQUE – The rolling hills and grasslands of southern New Mexico’s Otero Mesa have served as a battleground for environmentalists and the oil and natural gas industry for the past decade, and now….

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