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A. The purposes of management shall be for education, research and preservation, provided that no use of the lands acquired under the Natural Lands Protection Act shall compromise or endanger the natural attributes for which they were acquired.
B. The secretary of natural resources may assign responsibility for management of lands acquired under the Natural Lands Protection Act to the corporation which jointly owns the land.
C. The corporation shall be required to develop and submit to the secretary of natural resources for review a plan for the management of lands for which they are responsible. The secretary of natural resources, in consultation with the committee, will review these plans to insure compliance with the purposes of the Natural Lands Protection Act.
D. Lands adjacent to the land acquired under the Natural Lands Protection Act shall not be subjected to any regulation or restriction as a result of such acquisition.
E. Access to the land by the general public may be restricted to visits conducted under the direct supervision of an employee or designated representative of the managing corporation.
F. The corporation shall annually pay to the state and its political subdivisions a sum equal to an amount which would have been paid in taxes, levies and assessments. This payment shall be in lieu of such taxes, levies and assessments.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 75. Miscellaneous Natural Resource Matters § 75-5-5. Management - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-75-miscellaneous-natural-resource-matters/nm-st-sect-75-5-5/
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