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Job Announcement

Membership Coordinator
The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is seeking a highly organized individual passionate about land conservation with excellent interpersonal and written and oral communications skills to lead implementation of plan to sustain, increase, diversify and engage supporters throughout the state. NMWA is a statewide, non-governmental grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and expanding wilderness on national public lands in New Mexico.

The successful candidate will have a variety of relevant experience which may include grassroots organizing, volunteer coordination, and event planning. Outreach activities will include tabling, events and presentations. Familiarity with databases, web sites and social media desired.

Part-Time/Full-Time negotiable. Significant in-state travel. Some evening and weekend hours as needed. Bilingual highly desired. Location: Albuquerque office. Competitive salary and benefits.

NMWA is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees regardless of differences based on culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability or sexual orientation.

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@nmwild.org.

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

Public Access Coming for Sabinoso Wilderness

$3 Million Conservation Agreement will Unlock Public Access to the Sabinoso Wilderness in New Mexico The Wilderness Land Trust and the Wyss Foundation today announced a major milestone in the effort to unlock public access to the 16,000 acre Sabinoso Wilderness in New Mexico, an….

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Public Lands Rally – January 21, 2016

Don’t sit this one out. We need YOU! Thursday January 21, 2pm State Capitol Building The future of our public lands in New Mexico depends on conservationists, recreationists, sportsmen and everyone who uses or cares about our national public lands standing together now. Let’s change….

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Help protect the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf with your artwork The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance invites submissions for the 2016 Mexican Wolf Conservation Stamp.  Artists worldwide are invited to enter two-dimensional drawings, paintings, or photographs featuring the Mexican gray wolf.  The winning artwork will….

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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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