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Columbine Hondo Victory

Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act Passed By Congress First federally designated wilderness in N.M. since 2009 will safeguard 45,000 acres in Taos County Today, the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild) cheered the creation of the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness north of Taos. With President Obama’s signature today, Columbine-Hondo….

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Gila River Diversion

In 1982, the National Park Service (NPS) did a study of all of the rivers in the United States and found that all 255 miles of the New Mexico portion of the 649-mile-long Gila River qualified for National Wild and Scenic Rivers designation. Through Arizona….

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National Wilderness Conference Invigorates Wilderness Warriors

Green Fire Times By Teri Shore Aldo Leopold famously wrote in his foreword to the Sand County Almanac that “there are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.” About 1,200 of those who cannot converged on Leopold’s one-time hometown of Albuquerque,….

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Groundbreaking progress for New Mexico: U.S. House passes bill to create Columbine Hondo Wilderness

The legislation now moves on to Senate The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild), part of the Columbine Hondo Wilderness Coalition, today celebrated the passage of the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act (S. 776/H.R. 1683), as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 3879). The defense….

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Killing wolves increases livestock predation — study

E&E News December 4, 2014 Killing wolves to reduce predation on livestock does not work, according to a new study by researchers at Washington State University. The study found that killing wolves as a management technique may be doing more harm than good. Researchers concluded….

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