Public News Service-NM: January 9, 2013

Earth Matters co-producer, Dr Kim McCreery, NM Wild Regional Director/Staff Scientist, talks with Las Cruces City Council member Gill Sorg and Lucas Herndon, Executive Director of Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks.

They will be discussing the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument Proposal, the scope and purpose the purpose of the monument, the economic advantages it will bring, the assurances for protecting these sensitive and magnificent areas for future generations, the environmental protections it will provide for flora and fauna, the range of uses that will be permitted and the recreational and inspirational character of this magical and enchanting landscape as well as dispel certain misinformation and false rumor that has been disseminated.

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