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"I once had an art critic tell me that all an artist had to do was paint beautiful paintings. I disagree. We all have to be engaged in the world and work for those things that we truly value. The land and the creatures that surround my desert studio are often my greatest inspiration. These wild lands are filled with promise and I take comfort in them. It is only natural then that I work to protect this fragile and awesome place. Over the years I have been involved in many activities aimed at doing just that."


1996-2004—Member, Arizona State Land Deptartment
—Advisory Board, The Trust for Public Lands
1995-2000—Organizer, Art for Land's Sake, Studio/HomeTours, Superstition Foothills
1994-2000—Chairman/Co-founder Superstition Area Land Trust, a 501C3 community based land conservancy
1994-2000—Advisory Board, Central Arizona Land Trust
1992-2000—Arizona Rivers, scouted rivers to be included in wild and scenic designation legislation
1990-2000Heritage Fund worker/member Heritage Alliance
1999—Member, Working Advisory Committees of the Growing Smarter Commission
1998—Participant, Udall Institute Task Force for Grazing and Conservation Policy (Common Ground)
1998—Delegate, Governor's Working Group for Smart Growth
1998—Speaker and Field Study Coordinator, Conference on Conservation of State Trust Lands (COSTL)
1997—Member, Arizona Land Trust Alliance
1996—Appointed by Governor to State Land Conservation
Advisory Committee
1996—Arizona Broadcaster's Association Community
Assessment Participant
1996—KAET-Horizon, Documentary "Earth Day-3 Land Trusts"
1996—Participant, Arizona Town Hall-"Growth and the Environment
1995-96—Chairman, Art & the Environment Program-Apache Junction School District
1995—Governor's Executive Task Force for the Arizona Preserve Initiative
—Pinal County foothills planning committee, looking at zoning and land use for State Trust Land adjacent to the Superstition Wilderness
1994—Committee to pass Proposition 101- State land exchanges
1994—Valley Forward Juror
1990-94—Founding member 6-6, environmentalists and ranchers group working to find common ground and build consensus
1989—Arizona Wilderness Coalition, worked on Arizona BLM Wilderness Bill-assessing lands to be included


©2009 Anne Coe.