Earth Matters / Economic Development & Public Lands – Pt 1

This two part program covers a forum which took place on 12 December 2012 at the Silco Theater in Silver City and included three panelists…

  • Ben Alexander
    Co-founder and Associate Director of Headwaters Economics
  • Joe Saenz
    Owner/Operator of Mountain Horse Outfitters and a member of the Red Paint Tribal Council
  • Catherine Wanek
    Proprietor of The Black Range Lodge in Kingston and a member of the Sierra County & SWNM Tourism Boards

Question from the audience followed their presentations.

They discussed the manner and degree to which the protection of public lands, promotion of tourism and superior quality of life issues have been found to boost the economies of rural communities in the west.

Part 2 of the forum will be presented next week.


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Earth Matters / Economic Development & Public Lands – Pt 1

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