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Caldera trust puts faith in business plan

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By Roger Snodgrass

The subject of what the Valles Caldera National Preserve is going to do for a living – when and if its allowance from Congress dissipates in the next few years – kept coming up during a public meeting of the governing board.

The Valles Caldera Trust met at preserve headquarters in Jemez Springs Thursday, taking care of routine business, announcing some new recreational opportunities and hearing reports from managers.

It was the last board meeting for Executive Director Jeff Cross who departs at the end of next week for a new position with the National Park Service as chief of the Ocean and Coastal Research office in Fort Collins, Colo. He received a number of compliments for his two years of service and good wishes for the future.

But a recurring subtext, not really on the agenda, was the question of money – revenue, income, enterprise and business.

The trust has contracted with a private company, Entrix, Inc. to develop a business plan based, along with recommendations on what kind of environmental studies might be required to implement them.

When the former Baca Ranch was purchased by an act of Congress, one of the purposes mandated in the founding legislation was to “to promote long term financial sustainability consistent with the other purposes enumerated in this subsection.”


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