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Land Transfer Bill Killed in Santa Fe

NM Wilderness Alliance turns attention to legislation that would oppose new wilderness around the Pecos Albuquerque—March 5, 2015—NM HB 291 sailed through its first committee two weeks ago, but a strong push from the conservation community helped table this bill on Monday. Conservationists were heard….

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My Turn: Columbine-Hondo a land with wealth of traditions

Erminio Martinez for the Taos News My family has lived in the Taos area for eight generations. We have a long history of raising cattle in the Columbine Hondo. So I would like nothing better than to see my grandchildren and their children be able….

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Greens gird for battle as N.M. floats plan to divert Gila River

Jennifer Yachnin, E&E reporter Published: Monday, February 9, 2015 CLIFF, N.M. — M.H. Dutch Salmon stood on a recent morning on the Iron Bridge, the distinctive red structure that spans the Gila River here, and recalled his 220-mile journey along the waterway more than three….

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NM Wild Legislative Priorities – February 2015

We will send out updates weekly or as necessary. If you e-mail or call your legislators,  identify the bill by its number to make tracking more certain. House Transfer of public lands bill HB 291 (Herrell): First committee hearing (Agriculture and Water) Wednesday 2/11/15 at….

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Public Land debates addressed in bill

Legislative bills could require NM public lands to be transferred to the state By Marielle Dent for the Daily Lobo February 5, 2015 New Mexico is one of six western states — the others being Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada and Idaho — calling for the….

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