Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell to host meetings in Las Cruces

On Thursday, December 8th, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will travel to the Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico along with newly appointed BIA Director Bruce Loudermilk and BIE Director Tony Dearman to tour the recent land into trust acquisition and meet with students at the Pueblo's Sky City School.

On Friday, December 9th, Secretary Jewell will join community members in Las Cruces, NM to celebrate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, designated by President Obama in 2014 as part of BLM's National Conservation Lands. She will then host a round table with business and community leaders to discuss the economic benefits that healthy and protected public lands provide to local communities, as well as the ongoing work to expand access to the outdoors for diverse communities.

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