WASHINGTON, D.C. ― The summer travel season gets under way in June with Great Outdoors Month.
Pass provides access to recreation areas on public lands for $80 a year.
SANTA FE, NM – If you love spending time on national parks and forests, you may be familiar with the America the Beautiful Interagency Pass, which gives you access to more than 2,000 recreation areas on public land managed by five federal agencies for $80 a year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will present Vietnam veteran and State Representative Eliseo Lee Alcon with medals he earned for his military service and will attend a public lands celebration in Albuquerque.
Measures to permanently authorize Land and Water Conservation Fund and establish largest new wilderness addition in New Mexico since 1980.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, a sweeping bipartisan public lands package that includes several New Mexico conservation priorities championed by Udall and Heinrich, including landmark legislation to permanently authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), along with three major bills to establish wilderness within the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks (OMDP) National Monument and Río Grande del Norte National Monument, was signed into law.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, issued the following statement on the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act, a historic and bipartisan piece of legislation that expands public lands in New Mexico and extends conservation efforts through the United States.
The New Mexico Wildlife Federation is joining other conservation groups in holding its annual Public Lands Rally Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the state Capitol in Santa Fe.
State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard has been invited to speak. The rally also will feature tribal leaders, hunters, anglers and others.
America’s Public Lands Act would prohibit any Interior or Agriculture Secretary from selling public lands and ban management transfers, except when authorized by Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to protect and reaffirm the importance of America’s public lands, including national parks and monuments, wildlife refuges, and national forests.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 6, 2019) -Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, spoke on the Senate Floor in support of a package of bipartisan public lands legislation that includes major conservation victories for New Mexico.
WASHINGTON – Today, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at approximately 3:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. MT, U.S. Senator Tom Udall will deliver a speech on the Senate floor to outline his strong support for S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, a bipartisan public lands package that would protect and expand our nation’s lands, and strengthen local economies.
By Liz Trotter-Press Contact
BLM and Sec. (Ryan) Zinke have opened their condensed protest period on their sale notice of 114 parcels covering 89,162 acres of public lands in New Mexico, including lands in northwestern New Mexico where local tribal communities have raised concerns about the impacts of drilling.