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Secretary Jewell Visits Iconic New Mexico Landscapes


January 24, 2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell completed a two-day visit to south central New Mexico where she joined Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich for a public meeting to hear from the community about its vision for the management of public lands in Doña Ana County. The visit built on the Secretary’s work to support locally driven efforts to preserve and protect places that hold special meaning to communities across the country.


  • Secretary Jewell participated in a meeting with senior officials at the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Border Patrol to underscore Interior’s commitment to cooperating with providing law enforcement and border security in the area. Photo: DOI
    Secretary Jewell with border patrol
  • “This morning I had the opportunity to hike part of Broad Canyon and look back over Las Cruces, and it’s immediately clear why New Mexico is known as the ‘Land of Enchantment,’” said Jewell. “Doña Ana County is a place rich with history, culture, wildlife and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors – whether that’s hunting or hiking." Photo: DOI
    New Mexico Landscape
  • BLM Principal Deputy Director Neil Kornze and Secretary Jewell joined Senator Heinrich for a tour of the Las Cruces landscape. Photo: DOI
    Jewell, Kornze, and Heinrich
  • Senator Udall, Senator Heinrich, and Secretary Jewell admired the petroglyphs of Broad Canyon.  Photo: DOI
    Jewell, Udall and Heinrich
  • Secretary Jewell joined a public meeting to discuss the community's vision for the preservation and protection of public lands in Doña Ana County. Photo: DOI
    Secretary Jewell at the podium
  • Secretary Jewell with border patrol
  • New Mexico Landscape
  • Jewell, Kornze, and Heinrich
  • Jewell, Udall and Heinrich
  • Secretary Jewell at the podium