In addition to our seven landscapes, we work to protect wilderness in New Mexico, Idaho and Greater Yellowstone.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The proposed SunZia Southwest transmission project would run from central New Mexico to south-central Arizona. The project should not be built through Arizona’s sensitive San Pedro Valley or the Aravaipa Canyon area.
I have some exciting news from New Mexico to share with all of you! Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) has announced plans to introduce legislation that would designate 45,000 acres of what is now the Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area as permanently protected Wilderness.
In the sizzling Chihuahuan desert of New Mexico, blue skies are the norm and the sun packs a punch, making for huge solar development potential in the region. The state’s great potential for solar includes three Solar Energy Zones (SEZs) proposed by the BLM on public lands.