Purchase Of America the Beautiful Interagency Annual Pass Can Benefit The Santa Fe National Forest

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Purchase Of America the Beautiful Interagency Annual Pass Can Benefit The Santa Fe National Forest

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.

Udall & Heinrich: Major Public Lands Package With Historic New Mexico Conservation Wins Signed Into Law

Udall & Heinrich: Major Public Lands Package With Historic New Mexico Conservation Wins Signed Into Law

 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. 

Heinrich, Lowenthal Introduce Bicameral Legislation To Protect Public Lands From Sell-Off Or Transfer

Heinrich, Lowenthal Introduce Bicameral Legislation To Protect Public Lands From Sell-Off Or Transfer

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. 

Today: Udall to Speak on Senate Floor in Support of Bipartisan Public Lands Package

Today: Udall to Speak on Senate Floor in Support of Bipartisan Public Lands Package

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.

Condensed Protest Period For Lease Sales On Public Lands In New Mexico

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Condensed Protest Period For Lease Sales On Public Lands In New Mexico

By Liz Trotter-Press Contact  

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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.