We are working to protect several important New Mexico wildlands from mineral exploitation, oil and gas development, abusive off-road vehicle use and climate change.
Close in proximity to Las Cruces, a growing metropolitan area, the diverse and scenic Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area is one of incredible botanical diversity.
Rio Grande del Norte is a stunning New Mexico wildland with scenic vistas, natural landmarks and waters that sustain animals and surrounding communities.
Otero Mesa is a sweeping 1.2 million acre plain — the last fragment of the wild Chihuahan Desert. Potential mining operations threaten Otero Mesa and the wildlife that lives there.
Columbine Hondo in northern New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains is a wildlife habitat, a recreation haven and a source of clean drinking water.
Petaca Pinta area is a rich and beautiful wilderness area within New Mexico's red-rock country, featuring prairie grasses waving through the remnants of ancient civilization.
Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
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