Year of Project: 1995
Trees Planted:17,200

Ponderosa pine forests, which are native to northern New Mexico, were heavily cutover during private homestead ownership. This activity altered the landscape, which chan… Read More

Cuba Mesa- Cuba #5

Year Planted: 1995

Trees Planted: 17,200
Location: New Mexico

Ponderosa pine forests, which are native to northern New Mexico, were heavily cutover during private homestead ownership. This activity altered the landscape, which changed from ponderosa pine to sagebrush, pinon pine and juniper. In the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, land was returned to public ownership and has since been managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This project planted ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and pinon pine trees to help repair and restore plant and animal communities associated with the southwestern forest ecosystem. Tree New Mexico, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were also partners in this endeavor.


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Cuba Mesa- Cuba #5

Year Planted: 1995
Trees Planted: 17,200
Location: New Mexico

Ponderosa pine forests, which are native to northern New Mexico, were heavily cutover during private homestead ownership. This activity altered the landscape, which changed from ponderosa pine to sagebrush, pinon pine and juniper. In the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, land was returned to public ownership and has since been managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This project planted ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and pinon pine trees to help repair and restore plant and animal communities associated with the southwestern forest ecosystem. Tree New Mexico, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were also partners in this endeavor.



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