Programs & Services

Natural Heritage Conservation Act and Natural Lands Protection Act

NATURAL HERITAGE CONSERVATION ACT

The purpose of the Natural Heritage Conservation Act is to protect the state’s natural heritage, customs, and culture by funding conservation and agricultural easements and by funding land restoration to protect the land and water available for forests and watersheds, natural areas, wildlife and wildlife habitat, agricultural production on working farms and ranches, outdoor recreation and trails and land and habitat restoration and management.

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NATURAL LANDS PROTECTION ACT

The purpose of the Natural Lands Protection Act is the joint acquisition and protection of unique and ecologically significant lands in New Mexico by the state of New Mexico and New Mexico corporations.

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