A long-awaited piece of federal legislation, the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks Conservation Act, was introduced by U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich on June 10. This legislation would designate around 240,000 acres of the new Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument
Let’s return the Mexican wolf to Texas!
For the sake of wilderness and our ecosystem, a growing number of people believe that the Mexican wolf should be given the chance to reclaim its rightful role in the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas. Please tell Texas Parks and
Forum Series: Health Impacts of Oil and Gas in the Four Corners
Join us for the launch of our series of 3 forums on the health impacts of oil and gas in the Four Corners area. Part I: Mapping the Threats Date & time: June 30th, 2016 at 6:30pm Location: Step Back Inn, 123 W.
New map displays methane threat to New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM — On June 15, a coalition of groups released OilAndGasThreatMap.com, a new tool that maps the locations of the 58,777 oil and gas facilities operating in New Mexico and the populations, schools and hospitals within a half-mile radius
Learn whether oil and gas facilities put your family at risk
Attend a webinar on Tuesday, June 21, to learn about a new tool that maps the locations of the 58,777 oil and gas facilities operating in New Mexico and the populations, schools and hospitals within a half-mile radius of those
Results of recent endorsements
The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter endorsed multiple candidates in local 2015 elections, including candidates for the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy Distract, Valencia County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Doña County Soil and Water Conservation District. Here are the
New edition of ‘Day Hikes’ coming — volunteers needed!
Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area was first published in 1981. We are commencing work on the 8th edition of our best-selling hiking guide. It is a serious undertaking to produce a new edition since we are all volunteers, but
Sealing the deal on Big Bend
Big Bend International Park is one of the best-kept secrets in North America. Since 1932, the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, Mexican President Manual Avila Camacho, members of the U.S. Senate and House of
Strenuous hike to Pecos Baldy Lake
Strenuous hike to Pecos Baldy Lake, with optional summit of East Pecos Baldy. Early start from Eldorado, long day, 16 miles, plus another mile to summit, 2600 or 3800-foot gain. Limit 8, 2 dogs. Contact Dag Ryen at 466-4063 by
Thank you, Margot Wilson!
We wish Margot Wilson a relaxing and rewarding retirement! From forest-restoration projects to travel management plans to injudicious mining proposals to State Game Commission meetings, Margot Wilson has advocated for the outdoors, our wildlife, our water and our natural landscapes