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Pecos land owner says water usage will stay the same

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November 16, 2016   Santa Fe New Mexican Landowner Benjamin Strickling is converting his Pecos property into a trout fishing ranch which will help boost the Pecos economy. During the transition of the property Strickling agreed to purchased the right to 20 acre-feet of water for his trout fishing ranch with the “goal to continue the traditional use of water to…

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Hollywood producer in talks to lease-purchase La Bajada Ranch

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April 23, 2015  Santa Fe New Mexican Hollywood producer, Frank Mancuso, Jr., is in talks to lease-purchase Santa Fe County owned La Bajada Ranch.  Mancuso Jr.’s attorney, Kyle Harwood, said the plan is to “preserve the property and to do a community farm, which we think would be an incubator for agricultural education as well as businesses.”  The 470 acre ranch…

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