Success Story 2010

Wild Waters

San Antonio Mountains, NM
Wild Waters
WildEarth Guardians
1,400,000 acres & 700 river miles protected

Our support of Wild Earth Guardians’ Wild Forest, Wild Waters Campaign has lead to the designation of “Outstanding Waters” for more than 700 miles of 199 perennial rivers and streams, 29 lakes, and approximately 6,000 acres of wetlands in New Mexico under the Clean Water Act.  Activities that would contaminate these 1.4 million acres of wetland and waterways, including grazing, logging, off-highway vehicles, mining and energy development, is now prohibited.