En­dan­gered Places

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The Plains of San Au­gustin has been des­ig­nated a “Most En­dan­gered Place” by the New Mex­ico Her­itage Preser­va­tion Al­liance, a statewide, pri­vate, non­profit historic preser­va­tion or­ga­ni­za­tion. As an hon­orific list­ing, it does not cre­ate ad­di­tional re­spon­si­bil­i­ties or re­wards for an in­di­vid­ual or or­ga­ni­za­tions in­volved with the re­source in ques­tion. The list was de­signed to bring at­ten­tion to historic, cul­tural and nat­u­ral re­sources (such as the state’s wa­ter sup­ply) that are en­dan­gered in some way and to en­cour­age con­cerned in­di­vid­u­als and or­ga­ni­za­tions to pro­tect those re­sources. For more in­for­ma­tion, see http// www.nmher­itage.org.

Award of the MEP des­ig­na­tion raises pub­lic aware­ness, and en­cour­ages sup­port for the preser­va­tion of the Au­gustin Plains en­vi­ron­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion on the Au­gustin Plains wa­ter is­sue, con­tact Carol Pittman, 575-772-5866, or at pit­tray@gi­lanet.com.

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