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The Great Public Lands Sale
The Great Public Lands Sale Next month, hundreds of corporate representatives will sit down at their computers, log into something called Energynet, and bid, eBay style, for more than 300,000 acres of federal land spread across five Western states. They will pay as little as $2 per acre for control...
New Oil and Gas Leases on Chaco Landscape Open for Bid March 8
Despite Protests, Oil and Gas Leases on 4,500 acres of Greater Chaco Will Go up for Bid on March 8 The Bureau of Land Management is under fire from over 100 protests filed in response to a planned sale of oil and gas leases on nearly 4,500 acres of government-owned land in Western New Mexico known ...
A Unique Preservation Opportunity
Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist We have a chance to preserve an intact ancient place, as well as a pristine stretch of Sonoran Desert. Some 700 years ago, a dynamic agricultural society flourished in the lowlands of the desert southwest, with large villages...
New Mexico's Supreme Court Reinstates Traditional Cultural Property Designation for Mount Taylor
New Mexico's Supreme Court Reinstates Traditional Cultural Property Designation for Mount Taylor The New Mexico Supreme Court handed the pueblos of Acoma and Laguna a victory Thursday, upholding a state panel’s designation of Mount Taylor as a traditional cultural property. The ruling effectively...
Arizona State Museum Research on the Ancient Trincheras Overlooking Downtown Tucson
Arizona State Museum Research on the Ancient Trincheras Overlooking Downtown Tucson Tumamoc Hill, the large peak west of downtown Tucson and to the north of A Mountain, is familiar to many Tucsonans. Hikers trek up Tumamoc's paved road to the University of Arizona's Desert Laboratory. The rough-hew...