Gila named America’s Most Endangered River

Gila River, photo by Alan Stark
On April 16, American Rivers named the Gila No. 1 on the list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019. New Mexico’s last free-flowing wild river, the Gila, is threatened by a diversion project that could suck the river dry. The Gila is ... Read More

Groups Applaud Greater Chaco Landscape Protection

photo of entrance to chaco canyon for sierra club article on history of oil discovery in area
New Mexico Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and New Mexico Congressman Ben Ray Lujan and Congresswoman Deb Haaland introduced the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019, which would withdraw federal minerals from oil and gas leasing in ... Read More

Yip, yip, hurray!

Yip, yip, hurray!
I had high hopes, but I was still surprised by the rush of joy that overwhelmed me today when Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation outlawing coyote-killing contests in New Mexico. No longer can coyote carcasses, including pups, be stacked up for prizes and then dumped ... Read More

Protect Communities, Protect the Climate: No New Leases

Protect Communities, Protect the Climate: No New Leases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 28, 2019 Photos: HERE
Frack Off Greater Chaco videos: HERE Contacts Daniel Tso, Navajo Nation Council Delegate, (928) 318-0039
Rebecca Sobel, Climate and Energy Senior Campaigner, WildEarth Guardians, (267) 402-0724
Miya King-Flaherty, Our Wild New Mexico ... Read More
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