Category: wildlife & wilderness


NM Creates First-Ever Outdoor Equity Fund

Governor Lujan Grisham has signed the bill to create an Outdoor Recreation Division and Outdoor Equity Fund (SB 462). The equity fund is the first of its kind in the nation and will ensure our state’s young people have access to the activities and special places we market to tourists. That’s just one of the [read more…]


Our public lands tell our history – keep them protected

The Land and Water Conservation Fund has protected public places in every state, but it’s about to expire. Tell Congress to fully fund the preservation of our nation’s history before Sept. 30.» Tell Congress to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund Our public lands and waters are under attack like never before, and America’s [read more…]


Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks forever protected

It’s official! President Obama responded to the local community by taking decisive action to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region as a national monument. Congratulations go to the local governments, tribal leaders, ranchers, sportsmen and conservation groups who worked for a decade to protect these lands! Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich demonstrated steadfast leadership [read more…]


Keep the Gila free flowing

Originating in America’s first wilderness, the Gila is rich in biological diversity and cultural history. The Gila provides significant economic value to the region through outdoor recreation and wilderness experience. Originating in America’s first wilderness, the Gila is rich in biological diversity and cultural history. The Gila provides significant economic value to the region through [read more…]


Climate Change and WILDFIRES in the Land of Enchantment

Climate Change and WILDFIRES in the Land of Enchantment The national “I Will Act on Climate Change” Bus Tour is making its way across the country as we speak – and it’s headed to Santa Fe and Albuquerque to discuss the impact of climate change. The bus will be making a stop City Hall in [read more…]


What a day

As the legislative session comes to a close, bills, memorials and resolutions make their way through the process onto the two chambers’ calendars. Below is what we’re following on the floor calendars for today. Committees will meet after the floor sessions as well but some committee calendars haven’t been published yet. We’ll update our Facebook [read more…]