New Mexico State News

Press release
December 20, 2016

To the joy of local conservation organizations and recreation-enthusiasts of all kinds, The Trust for Public Land today announced the conveyance of 605 acres within the Gila National Forest to the Forest Service.

Press release
September 7, 2016

To the delight of the local community, The Trust for Public Land and the Bureau of Land Management announced today that 2,576 acres has been acquired by the Bureau of Land Management within the Río Grande Del Norte National Monument.

A woman works on an acequia irrigation ditch in New Mexico
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Water woes have always been a fact of life in the American West: it’s a region defined less by a compass point than by the fact that its residents can’t take the rains for granted. This year, El Niño-driven storms have helped refill depleted reservoirs and revive listless pastures. But longtime...Read more

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If you ask urban planners, great public spaces have a lot in common ... even though one of those things is that each is unique! This year, the folks at the American Planning Association used some common criteria to...Read more

In the News
September 22, 2015

The final 1,364-acre piece of a historic 5,000-acre property near Taos will be protected by adding it to the Carson National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today.

In the News
July 30, 2013

The next 41 acres of a planned three phase acquisition of the 570-acre Price’s Dairy was conveyed to the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge), said The Trust for Public Land, Bernalillo County, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) on Monday.

In the News
April 15, 2013

The Trust for Public Land today announced it has protected 78 acres of land that will allow new routes into the southern end of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument.

In the News
January 11, 2013

Two new national wildlife refuges which The Trust for Public Land helped create in urban areas were among a group of seven refuges honored today by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.

In the News
September 27, 2012

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today dedicated the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in Albuquerque, making it the first urban refuge in the Southwest and one of a handful across the nation.

In the News
September 18, 2012

Today, The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service announced that the first section of a historic 5,000-acre property near Taos will be protected by adding it to the Carson National Forest.

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