Friday, October 23, 2015

Prehistoric Trackways celebration set

The Bureau of Land Management Las Cruces District will host a celebration Saturday highlighting the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument northwest of Las Cruces. The public is invited to join local dignitaries and BLM staff at 9 a.m. Saturday at the entrance to the monument. It commemorates the 15th anniversary of National Conservation Lands, according to a BLM news release. In addition, the BLM will recognize the donation of a public easement and dedicate the new monument portal sign. An easement through private land, donated by the Burke family of Las Cruces, has enhanced access to the monument. Saturday’s celebration will honor Francis Burke, posthumously, and his family for their generous contribution that ensures public access to one of the BLM’s outstanding landscapes, according to the release...more

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