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Getting Closer to Protecting New Mexico’s Last Free Flowing River

Senators Udall & Heinrich introduce Act to designate 450 miles of the Gila and San Francisco Rivers as Wild and Scenic

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Video: Friends of the Owyhee Flyover the Owyhee

Friends of the Owyhee Flyover the Owyhee with EcoFlight and Adrian 2040

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Video: Celebrate the Antiquities Act

On this date in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act. Since then, 17 Presidents of both parties have used this important law to safeguard America’s shared historical, cultural, and natural heritage. SHARE to celebrate our #MonumentsForAll!

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Video: 2018 Friends Rendezvous

The Friends Grassroots Network - a powerful and diverse group of local organizations - are laser-focused on making sure America's most important and iconic lands remain protected for the benefit of ALL Americans and future generations. Interviews from the 2018 Friends Rendezvous.

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Video: VWR Tip — Camp and Eat Outside of Sites

Camping, fires and food can damage the archaeological remains and also spoil the view for other visitors.

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Video: VWR Tip — Cover Hiking Pole Tips

Metal tips to hiking poles can scratch and scar rock art and change the natural look of a trail or archaeological site. A $6 rubber tip on your hiking pole can prevent damage to sites.

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Video: VWR Tip — Dogs Are Best Outside … of Sites

Keep pets leashed away from archaeology where they won’t dig, poop or cause erosion inside a site.

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Video: VWR Tip – Leave Grinding in the Past

Grinding grooves, grinding slicks, and other features of sites created by ancient people should be left alone. By pretending to be an ancient, you can easily damage these features and erase important scientific value.

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Video: VWR Tip — Teach Kids Respect

Archaeological sites are not playgrounds. Please teach children respect. Keep a close eye so kids don’t get hurt or accidentally damage the site.