Sen. Heinrich Visits Ft. Union Ranch

  • October 4, 2017

Senator Martin Heinrich was able to get out of his Washington office and onto the land recently for a 2-day tour of the Ft. Union Ranch, near Watrous, NM, to learn more about the importance of conservation in this shortgrass prairie region along the Sangre de Cristo Front Range of northeast New Mexico. New Mexico Land Conservancy’s Executive Director, Scott…

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New Mexico Land Conservancy Takes to the Skies!

  • August 15, 2017

The only statewide land trust in New Mexico, our work doesn’t end when the conservation easement is recorded. Every easement requires annual monitoring – a big job when you have 75 properties and counting, spread across the entire state! So, this year, New Mexico Land Conservancy (NMLC) took to the skies with the help LightHawk Conservation Flying, a nonprofit group…

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New Mexico Land Conservancy Awarded $100,000 for Trails and Open Space in Silver City

  • July 26, 2017

The New Mexico Land Conservancy has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the LOR Foundation for trails and open space planning and development, and municipal stream restoration in Silver City, NM. Silver City was among fifteen rural communities and towns in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico and Wyoming selected to equally share the $1.5 million grant – the broadest grantmaking…

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Arizona Ranch Owner Protects Grasslands and Wildlife Habitat Through a Conservation Easement

  • July 20, 2017

New Mexico Land Conservancy (NMLC), a statewide land trust operating in both New Mexico and southeast Arizona, announced today that 6,043 acres were protected on the Cienega Ranch in southern Arizona, through the purchase of a conservation easement by ranch owner Josiah Austin, using funds from the National Resources Conservation Services’ (NRCS) Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). This success was…

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