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Fall 2014 Events

10th Annual Gila River Festival Celebrating America’s First Wilderness River September 18-21 In and around Silver City Sponsored by NM Wild and with a keynote from Dave Foreman and presentations by NM Wild’s Nathan Newcomer and Mark Allison The 10th annual Gila River Festival–Celebrating America’s….

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ENDANGERED SPECIES: Enviros to sue over Mexican gray wolf protections

Emily Yehle, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Conservation groups plan to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service over the recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, arguing that the agency does not have an adequate road map to help the species survive. The….

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Virginia Cramer: More wilderness needed in monument

By Virginia Cramer for the Las Cruces Sun-News Guest column Posted:   08/30/2014 05:04:17 PM MDT On Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law one of our country’s greatest conservation laws, the Wilderness Act. This historic bill established the National Wilderness Preservation….

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Celebrating Wilderness

By Tania Soussan / For the Journal UPDATED: Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:06 am PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 12:05 am New Mexico is going wild this fall as it becomes the nation’s hot spot for celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the….

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To protect wolves’ future is to protect our future

By Carol Fugagli / Cliff Resident PUBLISHED: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Albuquerque Journal My family lives in Mexican gray wolf country along the banks of the upper Gila River in the Cliff-Gila Valley, three miles from the southern edge of the Gila Wilderness in southwestern….

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