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Earth Matters / The Importance of Public Lands

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On this week’s edition of Earth Matters, Nathan Newcomer, Gila Grassroots Organizer with the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance talks with Jason Amaro, the New Mexico Sportsmen Conservation Coordinator with Trout Unlimited; Gerry Engle, with the Gila Chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen, and Chris Schlabach, co-owner of Gila Hike & Bike, a local outdoor business located in downtown Silver City.

They discuss the importance of public lands, like our Gila National Forest and its Wilderness Areas; how these public lands are valued by various aspects of the community, and also current efforts by anti-government fringe groups aimed at getting rid of, or transferring our public lands to the states in which they’re located.

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