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Our Mission

The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild)  is a non-profit 501(C)(3), grassroots, environmental organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued enjoyment of New Mexico’s wildlands 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.

Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter Available

Our fall/winter 2014 newsletter includes stories about the Wilderness Act’s 50th anniversary, the Gila, an interview with Senator Martin Heinrich and the latest news on all of our campaigns.

Check it out here.

Your Comments Needed for the Cibola

The Forest Service is working on updating the Cibola National Forest Land Resource Management Plan, which has not been done in 29 years, and many of the comments received by the agency so far have been anti-wilderness.

We need your help to step up in favor of wilderness!  Please comment on why wilderness is important to you and the Cibola.

Holiday Gift Guide

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Hikes, Service Projects and Events

We have all of our 2014 hikes and service projects online. Browse our online calendar to learn about our upcoming hikes and to sign up. View our Albuquerque-area hikes and events here.

Recent News

Lobo Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Shop now. Other Ways to Shop for Wild this Holiday Season GoodShop At GoodShop, up to 30% of every purchase will go to the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance. Find coupons and deals for more than 1,000 stores. Just go to the GoodShop website, type in….

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2014 Wild Gift Guide

Shop now. Other Ways to Shop for Wild this Holiday Season GoodShop At GoodShop, up to 30% of every purchase will go to the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance. Find coupons and deals for more than 1,000 stores. Just go to the GoodShop website, type in….

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Wilderness Weekly – November 21, 2014

View this week’s Wilderness Weekly, with updates on the Gila River diversion proposal and more. Share / Bookmark / Email

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Vote Allowed on Gila Project

SANTA FE – A judge has cleared the way for the Interstate Stream Commission to decide on Monday whether to proceed with the Gila River diversion project. State District Judge Francis Mathew on Thursday dissolved a temporary restraining order in an open meetings lawsuit brought….

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Editorial: Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act Headed in the Right Direction

Sangre de Cristo Chronicle November 20, 2014 We were pleased to hear that Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) were able to steer the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act through the Senate’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Thursday (Nov. 13). Now the….

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Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act Clears Committee

By Michael Ritterhouse, Sangre de Cristo Chronicle November 19, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) that would designate 45,000-acre Columbine Hondo Wilderness Area near Red River as a federal wilderness area,….

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New Rules May Stymie Endangered Wolf Program

Rita Daniels, KUNM November 14, 2014 Listen to audio The state Game Commission approved a controversial proposal Thursday that critics fear will harm efforts to reintroduce the Mexican grey wolf. The reintroduction program depends on bringing wolves into New Mexico from other states. On a….

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State changes rules for keeping Mexican gray wolves

By Staci Matlock, The New Mexican Thursday, November 13, 2014 In a major policy shift, private landowners in New Mexico will need State Game Commission permission to keep endangered Mexican gray wolves for recovery and reintroduction purposes. The commission adopted the change unanimously Thursday at….

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Wilderness Weekly – November 13, 2014

Columbine Hondo wilderness bill advances through Senate committee, plus opportunities to take action for the Gila River and Cibola National Forest in this week’s Wilderness Weekly. Read now. Share / Bookmark / Email

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U.S. Senate Committee Sends Columbine Hondo to Floor for Consideration

TAOS, NM (November 13, 2014) – The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild) today applauded the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for passing the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act (S. 776) out of Committee. The Act now awaits passage on the Senate floor. The legislation….

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