They want to frack here?
Chaco Canyon is an amazing place for star-gazing and exploring ancient pueblos. But if the oil and gas companies get their way, they could drill less than a quarter-mile from the park.
Through Environment New Mexico, thousands of citizen members are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share.
The White House has announced the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks near Las Cruces will be permanently protected as a national monument. President Obama is expected to sign the declaration at the Interior Department on Wednesday. Protecting nearly a half million acres, this will be the largest monument the Obama administration has declared so far. Now, mountain lions, pronghorn antelope and peregrine falcon will have protected habitat, while New Mexicans will have beautiful places for hiking and other recreational adventures long into the future.