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We helped win permanent protection for Rio Grande del Norte

At our urging, President Obama permanently protected a pristine region known as Rio Grande del Norte near Taos by designating the area a national monument.  This region, which is known for diverse wildlife and incredible mountain scenery, is now permanently protected from development. 

News Release | Environment New Mexico

Environment New Mexico Thanks President Obama for Protecting Rio Grande Del Norte

President Obama permanently protected a pristine region known as Rio Grande del Norte near Taos, New Mexico by designating the area a national monument.  This region, which is known for diverse wildlife and incredible mountain scenery, is now permanently protected from development.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico

Environment New Mexico Eagerly Awaits President Obama to Protect Treasured Landscapes

President Obama is expected to designate five national monuments on Monday including Rio Grande del Norte near Taos, New Mexico.  These designations will permanently protect this landscape from development.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico

Environment New Mexico to Congress: Keep New Mexico’s Parks Open, Protected from Development

On the first day of spring, Environment New Mexico unveiled a list of the top ten reasons why special places across New Mexico deserve protection from development.

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Report | Environment New Mexico

Top Ten Reasons Why Special Places Across New Mexico Deserve Protection

The Land and Water Conservation Fund has helped to protect over 25 special places across New Mexico in the past 50 years. Two such places, Miranda Canyon and Price’s Dairy, need additional funding in order to be full protected from threats- this list details the Top Ten Reasons they deserve protection.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico

43 Local Elected Leaders and Environmental Advocacy Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Special Places in New Mexico

Today, Environment New Mexico and 43 groups released a letter to President Obama calling for lasting protections for places like Miranda Canyon from the threat of development.

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