Wilderness Weekly – August 13, 2014

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Take a hike on the wild side Some of the key pioneers of the national wilderness movement were inspired by New Mexico’s rugged and beautiful landscapes, so it’s only fitting that Albuquerque was chosen to host the Wilderness Act’s 50th anniversary celebration this fall…..

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Divert & Conquer: NM’s plans to dam the Gila River are dubious and damn expensive

August 5, 2014, 12:00 am By Laura Paskus for the Santa Fe Reporter With a lagging economy and a warming climate, New Mexico might be getting ready to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on dim plans to draw water from the Gila River. The….

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Upcoming Events – August/September

Thinking Wilderness: The Art Show Calling All Artists – August 2-17, 2014 OCHO Art & Event Space,Questa Reception: August 9, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. All local and regional visual artists are encouraged to enter 2 and 3 dimensional artworks for this open exhibition taking place….

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Take a hike on the wild side

By Tania Soussan / For the Albuquerque Journal PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 12:05 am “Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich nation, tending our resources as we should – not….

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Wilderness Weekly – August 1, 2014

Retired Military Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Efforts to Undo Antiquities Act (Commentary by Retired Lt. General Clarence “Mac” McKnight) On Thursday, July 10, the House Committee on Homeland Security held a subcommittee hearing to discuss the “implications for border security” presented by designating the….

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