Reader View: Wilderness protection doesn’t have to be divisive

By Mark Allison | Posted: Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:00 pm Santa Fe New Mexican Generalizing public lands protection as a death knell for ranchers is not an accurate representation of the facts regarding Wilderness in America — the online headline was, “50 years later,….

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Senator Martin Heinrich Receives National Conservation Award

On September 17, The Wilderness Society, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Sierra Club and Campion Advocacy Fund presented Senator Martin Heinrich with the John P. Saylor Wilderness Leadership Award for his service to wilderness conservation during his years serving in the House and Senate. The….

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Wilderness Investigations: Teacher Workshops

Reminder: Sign-up now! The Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, Wilderness50 Planning Team, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, USFS Region 3, and other local partners invite you to attend one of three special 50th anniversary….

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Wilderness Week Updates – Wilderness Weekly September 18, 2014

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Senator Heinrich Gives Impassioned Speech During Wilderness Week in D.C. Senator Martin Heinrich on Wednesday gave an impassioned speech on the Senate floor about the Wilderness Act’s and Land and Water Conservation Fund’s (LWCF) 50th anniversaries. His speech was made in conjunction with similar….

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Gila River Festival continues through Saturday

September 18, 2014 Article and Photos by Shirin McArthur for the Grant County Beat Rain has not dampened the enthusiasm of people attending this year’s Gila River Festival, and not all the events are taking place out-of-doors. At noontime Thursday, the Silver City Museum’s Brown….

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