Salt Lake City, Utah –-(Ammoland.com)- The Mule Deer Foundation applauds Secretary Zinke’s decision to support the donation of the Rimrock Rose Ranch to open access to the Sabinoso Wilderness Area in New Mexico. Adding this parcel to the Bureau of Land Management will provide public access to 16,000 acres of prime fish and wildlife habitat that had previously been landlocked. Most important, Secretary Zinke’s decision comes at a key time, making this area accessible just in time for the fall hunting season.
Secretary Zinke’s leadership to find effective solutions that benefit America’s hunters and anglers is to be commended. This new public land holding will provide access to the Sabinoso through Canyon Largo which contains the headwaters of the Canadian River and supports a diverse array of flora and wildlife including mule deer, mountain lion, bear, sheep, and migratory waterfowl. Demand for recreational access to the Sabinoso is high. As a result, completion of this project will result in significant economic benefits both …Read the Rest