Earth Matters / Economic Development & Public Lands – Pt 2

This is part two of the 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.  More information is available at the Headwaters Economics (http://headwaterseconomics NULL.org/land/west-is-best-value-of-public-lands/) website.  A summary of his presentation is here.  This is a large PDF and we suggest downloading – right click, save as – rather than loading in your browser.
  • 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

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 resumes with Catherine Wanek’s presentation followed by questions and discussion with the audience.


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