This 1929 article describes the conference held by then New Mexico Land Commissioner A.D. Crile which was a roundtable discussion on the development of a conservation policy for recreational centers. The discussion included a refernce to the Gila Wilderness which is highlighted. The entire article is provided for context.
|Document Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Historical Event:||Parks and Monuments|
|Sub Event:||Establishment of Gila Wilderness|
|Origin:||Roswell Daily Record|
|Date:||July 16, 1929|
- Transfer of Land to Gila National Forest
- New Mexico Sportmen Want Upper Gila Set Aside for Wilderness Hunting Ground
An educational resource for New Mexico high school history programs.