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Mexico Reports Litter Of Mexican Gray Wolves Born In Wild For First Time In Decades

Associate Press Posted: 07/17/2014 MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first known litter of Mexican gray wolves has been born in the wild as part of a three-year effort to re-introduce the subspecies to a habitat where it disappeared three decades ago, Mexican officials reported Thursday…..

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Retired Military Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Efforts to Undo Antiquities Act

By Clarence “Mac” McKnight July 16, 2014 RollCall.com U.S. Presidents have enjoyed and successfully implemented the privilege of designating national monuments for more than 100 years. To date, 15 presidents on both sides of the aisle have used their authority under the Antiquities Act, granted….

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The Fall of the Wild? Not Really.

The landmark Wilderness Act is 50 years old, and it’s still working. By Ben A. Minteer Slate.com his September marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the piece of federal legislation that created a national system of wilderness areas and established the principles for….

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Wilderness Weekly – Wilderness Anniversary Updates

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NM Wild to Award Youth Scholarships to National Wilderness Conference New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is committed to leadership development for wilderness advocacy and to ensuring wilderness remains accessible to everyone. As such, NM Wild is awarding scholarships to the Wilderness 50th National Conference to….

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Report: New Mexico national park tourism increased in 2013

Las Cruces Sun-News report 07/18/2014 LAS CRUCES >> Visitors to New Mexico’s national parks and monuments in 2013 spent about $83.2 million dollars and supported 1,136 jobs, according to a new National Park Service report. Sue Masica, director of the NPS’s Intermountain Region, said in….

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