BLM acquires 7,440 acres to protect lesser prairie-chicken

Mar 12, 2010
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has acquired 7,440 acres of land about 35 miles east of Roswell, NM, to protect key habitat for the lesser prairiechicken. The land is within a 58,000-acre Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) established for the species in Chaves County on May 2, 2008.

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