Otero Mesa

Let’s keep the wild in Otero Mesa

Join us in our campaign to protect Otero Mesa, and help us reach our $10,000 goal by May 10. The pronghorn is a truly majestic and wild creature. Before the great slaughter of the 1800s, it’s estimated that 40-50 million pronghorn roamed the plains, and….

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Federal Decision Still Pending on Otera Mesa Drilling Rules

Renee Blake, Public News Service-NM (03/11/13) SANTA FE, N.M. – Plans to change the drilling rules on Otero Mesa are raising concerns about the potential impact on an important aquifer. Until now, Otero Mesa has been protected from the waste left from natural gas drilling,….

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New Otero Mesa documentary released by Snag Films

Snag Films just released a documentary on Otero Mesa, featuring NM Wild Associate Director Nathan Newcomer. Preview it now: Share / Bookmark / Email

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There’s still time to double your impact!

Dear Friend,   Thank you for your continued support of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance. Don’t forget that we have a very generous matching contribution of $15,000 for our spring fundraiser-that means each dollar you give will be matched for a limited time, and that….

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18 million gallons of water at stake

Since 2001, we have been hard at work protecting Otero Mesa in southern New Mexico from development. You may have read about our ongoing work to protect the landscape of this desert grassland and its abundant wildlife. However, Otero Mesa also offers an important natural….

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