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2014 Winter Lecture Series

 

The Rio Grande del Norte
National Monument

RGdNNM lecture composite

by Sam DesGeorges

and Shasta Ferranto

7 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014

Room 130 Porter Hall

Adams State University

Alamosa, CO

The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument was established by presidential proclamation on March 25, 2013. The speakers will provide a background on the special values which the monument was designated to protect, and the history leading up to the monument designation. They will also discuss the current development of a resource management plan for the national monument, and the emerging resource management issues which will need to be resolved in the monument's resource management plan. For more information on the monument, please visit www.blm.gov/nm/riograndedelnorte

About the Speakers

Sam DesGeorges is the Field Manager for the BLM's Taos Field Office. Sam is originally from the Taos area, and prior to managing the Taos Field Office has worked as a realty specialist, a wildlife biologist, a rangeland management specialist, and a fire fighter with the BLM.

Shasta Ferranto is a Planning and Environmental Analyst from the BLM headquarters office in Washington, D.C. Shasta is currently on a four-month detail at the Taos Field office to assist in the development of the Rio Grande del Norte resource management plan.

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