Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

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August 4, 2023

SANTA FE, N.M. - The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office recently announced its partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The partnehip offers landowners the opportunity to request a NRCS Conservation Restoration Plan for their property, tailored to recovering from the Hermrsit’s Peak Calf/Canyon Fire and subsequent floods. The NRCS will provide the plans will to claimants at no charge and can be utilized by the Claims Office to streamline the review process. Any landowner with impacts to their property as a result of the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire or subsequent flooding is eligible to receive a NRCS plan under this partnership.

“It is important that claimants understand that the NRCS Conservation Restoration Plans are compensated as a Partial Payment” said Claims Office Director Angela Gladwell. “We are committed to developing and sustaining a claimant-centric approach in processing NRCS plans”. Director Gladwell also reiterated, “The Claims Office is committed to ensuring that claimants have access to compensation and the recovery that best meets their needs” 

The Claims Office has published a Fact Sheet on its partnership with the NRCS to help clarify any questions a claimant may have. The Office also encourages claimants to reach out to their Navigators or visit one of the local claims offices to get answers to questions. 

Mora Claims Office
Mora County Courthouse 
1 Courthouse Drive 
Mora, NM 87732

Las Vegas Claims Office 
216 Mills Avenue 
Las Vegas, NM 87701 (In Mills Plaza)

Santa Fe Claims Office
1711 Llano Street, Suite E
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(Next to Mucho Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe)

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