NEW MEXICO - Your Help Needed to Stop Huge Land Grab in New Mexico!

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March 03, 2014 11:40 AM

NEW MEXICO - Your Help Needed to Stop Huge Land Grab in New Mexico!

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

BRC just received an email from our friends over at United Four Wheel Drive Association (UFWDA) with their latest News Update and Call to Action to help stop a huge land grab in New Mexico. 

We've pasted UFWDA's News Update below. Please take a minute to read it over, take action and then pass it along to friends, family and riding buddies.

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107

 

Stop A HUGE New Mexico Land Grab
by the Greens!

It is easy to make a difference!  Please take a few minutes to help convince President Obama NOT create a new 500,000 acre National Monument in southern New Mexico.

New Mexico Senators Udall/Heinrich and radical environmentalists are pressuring President Obama to create a new 500,000 acre National Monument in southern New Mexico including 260,000 acres of NEW wilderness.  This would cover 20% of Dona Ana County and would threaten historic ranching and motorized recreation uses.

The Senators are claiming this huge land grab has the overwhelming support of the public.  Sign the petition and let the President know that this is simply not true.

Take two minutes to sign the petition against the the 500,000 acre Udall/Heinrich land grab in Dona Ana County.

Here is the link to the petition:

http://www.change.org/petitions/opposition-of-national-monument-in-dona-ana-county

Thank you and please help us forward this to organizations and people who can help. 

If you are not already a UFWDA member, then take up the challenge to get involved now...

http://www.ufwda.org/memberapps/join_individual.php

The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) is a national non-profit organization that champions responsible recreation and encourages a strong conservation ethic and individual stewardship, while providing leadership in efforts to keep outdoor recreation alive and well -- all sports; all trails.  With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education and collaboration among recreationists.
1-800-BLUERIB -  www.BlueRibbonCoalition.Org

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