Albuquerque (August 14, 2013) – A recent report demonstrates the importance of protecting the last fragment of the wild Chihuahuan Desert, Otero Mesa.
President Obama began the America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) initiative as a “promise to future generations” – that our children’s children will experience vast untamed landscapes, clean air and water, and
Otero Mesa, an undeveloped landscape in southern New Mexico, is the largest and wildest Chihuahuan Desert grassland remaining on public lands in the United States.
The New Mexico Mining and Minerals Division today approved exploratory mining in Otero Mesa, the state’s pristine desert grassland straddling the Texas-New Mexico border.
The Bureau of Land Management and New Mexico Mining and Minerals Division have issued Geovic Mining Corp., a permit to conduct exploratory drilling on Otero Mesa this summer. We need your help now!