State Tourism Department Announces Recipients Of New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Grant Program For FY20

NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE Los Alamos County is among the FY20 New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Partners announced Wednesday by the New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD).
 
Overall, local governments throughout New Mexico are set to leverage nearly $650,000 to develop and sustain programs that curb litter, reduce blight, and support beautification, recycling and education initiatives.
 
“We’re incredibly grateful for all of our forests, trails, public lands, parks and open spaces here in New Mexico, and we take great pride in preserving those resources,” Tourism Cabinet Secretary Jen Paul Schroer said. “The New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Grant Program encourages communities to take pride in their outdoor resources and empowers those communities to lead beautification efforts in their own backyard.”
 
The New Mexico Tourism Department awarded $646,399 to 38 local governments for the FY20 grant cycle. NMTD awarded funding for the New Mexico Clean & Beautiful program to communities that demonstrate devotion to environmental stewardship and keeping New Mexico True.
 
In FY18, the New Mexico Clean & Beautiful program produced an estimated 4.3 million pounds of recycled materials, collected close to 2.5 million pounds of waste, and cleaned an estimated 476 acres of parks, public lands and open spaces.
 
“The New Mexico Tourism Department is committed to growing tourism in a responsible and sustainable way,” Secretary Schroer said. “This program affords the opportunity to work with communities to ensure our outdoor spaces are clean and beautiful for residents and visitors to enjoy.”
 
Recipients of the New Mexico Clean & Beautiful grant program for FY20:
 
  • Los Alamos County
  • City of Alamogordo
  • City of Albuquerque
  • City of Anthony
  • City of Artesia
  • Bernalillo County
  • Village of Bosque Farms
  • City of Carlsbad
  • Chaves County
  • Cibola County
  • Village of Cimarron
  • City of Clovis
  • Curry County
  • Dona Ana County
  • Village of Eagle Nest
  • Town of Elida
  • City of Espanola
  • City of Farmington
  • City of Gallup
  • Village of Jemez Springs
  • City of Las Cruces
  • Luna County
  • Village of Maxwell
  • Town of Mesilla
  • City of Portales
  • City of Rio Rancho
  • Roosevelt County
  • City of Roswell
  • Village of Ruidoso
  • Village of Santa Clara
  • City of Santa Fe
  • Sierra County
  • City of Sunland Park
  • City of Truth or Consequences
  • Taos County
  • City of Tucumcari
  • Valencia County
  • Pueblo of Zia
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