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Happy Holidays From Your NM Wilderness Alliance!

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Protecting Wilderness Together

You have friends in Wilderness who want to partner with you today!

Announcing the 100% Membership Match (up to $100 per membership)

  • New memberships qualify and they are fully tax deductible
  • Renewed memberships qualify (if you forgot us for a while, we still love you!)
  • Gift memberships qualify – they are tax deductible to you too!

Double the impact for Wilderness today – individual and household membership levels from $15 – $500

Yes – take me to the match!

Our Mission

The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is a non-profit 501(C)(3), grassroots, environmental organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued respect of New Mexico’s wild lands and Wilderness areas. The primary goal of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is to ensure the protection and restoration of all remaining wild lands in New Mexico through administrative designations, federal Wilderness designation, and ongoing stewardship. Click Here to read more about our Wilderness Advocacy.

Hikes, Service Projects and Events

Browse our online calendar for information and to sign up for our upcoming trips and volunteer service projects.

Wild Guide

We are in the process of re-inventing our Wild Guide to increase its shelf life. Check back for updates.

Recent News

Land and Water Conservation Fund expires; fight looms in Congress

By Michael Coleman / Journal Washington Bureau Published: Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 at 2:55pm Updated: Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 at 8:57pm WASHINGTON – New Mexico’s Democratic lawmakers are calling for renewal of the 50-year-old Land and Water Conservation Fund after its expiration last week, while….

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Santa Fe Forest Plan Revision

News From the Santa Fe National Forest: Click Here for Official website Welcome! The Forest Plan is an important document that governs all of our management actions. It is time for us to revise our existing plan. We invite you to work with us to develop a….

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The State Game Commission will make another important decision about the future of wild creatures in New Mexico.

Our view: Let the wolves into the wil Posted: Monday, September 28, 2015 8:48 pm The New Mexican The State Game Commission will make another important decision today about the future of wild creatures in New Mexico. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials want to….

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Support Reauthorization and Full Funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Time is ticking down and there is little time left until America’s most important conservation and recreation program expires. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), created in 1964, is a little known program with an enormous impact – it protects urban, state and national parks;….

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Bike trails in Sandia’s are not threatened!

By Mark Allison / Executive Director, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance  PUBLISHED: Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 12:02 am Regarding the article “Speakers oppose new wilderness areas in Sandias,” published in the Journal on Aug. 7, I write to clarify several points about the Cibola National….

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Game panel delays decision on Mexican wolf appeal

Game panel delays decision on Mexican wolf appeal Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press: SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Game Commission has delayed a decision on an appeal filed by federal officials who are seeking to release endangered Mexican gray wolves as part of recovery….

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Carlsbad Q and A Session

Join representatives from the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance in Carlsbad for a question and answer session We will focus on protecting BLM lands through the Resource Management Plan revision process Click Here for the Fact Sheet

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Santa Fe National Forest Geothermal Leasing Area

CLICK BELOW FOR Geothermal Scoping Comments 

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Conservationists sue to protect Mexican gray wolves

TUCSON, Ariz. — A group of conservation organizations has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its policies on Mexican gray wolves. The Western Environmental Law Center filed the suit in Tucson this week on behalf of the New Mexico Wilderness….

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Wolves in Court Conservation Groups Sue Fish and Wildlife Service; arguing failure to protect endangered species

July 3, 2015, 8:40 am By Elizabeth Miller A federal plan that’s supposed to help restore populations of endangered wolves doesn’t give the animals a fair chance for a real future, argues a new lawsuit filed by Western Environmental Law Center, WildEarth Guardians, Friends of….

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