Town of Patagonia and Borderands Restoration Network Partner on Conservation Easement

By: Sarah Klingenstein, Patagonia Regional Times Editorial Team
Mayor Andrea Wood signed a new conservation easement on May 2 at the Patagonia Town Hall. The town, in cooperation with Borderlands Res­toration Network (BRN), will ensure that 1,800 acres of land in the Sonoita Creek Wildlife Corridor is kept in its undeveloped state. Ron Pulliam, ecolo­gist and board member of Borderlands Restoration Network and Wildlife Cor­ridors, LLC and Matthew Jewell, Forest Legacy Program Specialist with the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management were instrumental in securing the grants that made this project possible.

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