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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

ACTION ALERT: Roadless Rule Public Hearing Wednesday

IMPORTANT! From the NM Wilderness Alliance:
Voice your support
for New Mexico's roadless national forests!
Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 7-9 PM
UNM Conference Center Auditorium

(NE Corner of Indian School & University)
Or Submit Written Comments by 5/1/06

The State of New Mexico is soliciting public comments on Governor Bill Richardson's petition to protect 1.6 million acres of roadless natoinal forests in the state. This is your opportunity to provide your suggestions for protecting roadless areas. Suggestions can also be mailed to Secretary Joanna Prukop, EMNRD, 1220 S. St. Frances Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87505. Letters must be postmarked by May 1, 2006 to be considered for the petition.

For more information, contact Nathan Newcomer at 505-843-8696 or nathan@nmwild.org.

Editor's Note: Here's some background on this issue regarding Bush's move to ditch Clinton-era regulations thats ban roads within many national forests to protect vital habitat.

April 25, 2006 at 01:51 PM in Events | Permalink


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