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The Trust for Public Land today announced that 514-acres has been added to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Burnt Corn Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) and the Burnt Corn Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).

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Thanks in part to movies Wild and A Walk in the Woods, the Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail are more popular than ever. The nation’s two most famous footpaths lure thousands of...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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