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Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, NM  Photo: Mike Groves
Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, NM Photo: Mike Groves

2014 Success

Grantee:  New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

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Result: 496,330 acres protected

The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Mountain permanently protects 496,330 acres in New Mexico, including the Organ Mountains, the Robledo Mountains northwest of Las Cruces, the Doña Ana Mountains north of Las Cruces; the Potrillo Mountains in the southwestern part of the county; and the Sierra de Las Uvas Mountains in the Hatch region.