Category: general

Big Oil is trying to buy our public lands

How much is big oil willing to pay to buy the New Mexico State Land Office? As much as it takes. According to recent campaign finance reports, oil and gas giant Chevron has cut a $2 million check payable to a political action committee that favors Land Commissioner candidate Pat Lyons. Why is that a [read more…]

Two weekends in June: Help keep New Mexico paintable

New Mexico is famously paintable. Our rich cultural history and beautiful landscapes have been drawing artists here for generations. Support Local Artists and Conservation Voters New Mexico Oakley Art Studio and City of Mud art gallery will be open for a special event June 16-17 and 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Several featured artists will donate [read more…]

CVNM statement on the Trump administration’s decision to end DACA

Following the Trump Administration’s announcement to rollback the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Demis Foster, Executive Director of the Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) family of organizations, released the following statement: “CVNM stands in support of New Mexico’s immigrant communities and families, and the many volunteers and supporters of our organization that are [read more…]

Our statement regarding events in Charlottesville, VA

The Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) family of organizations and programs, released the following statement regarding the events in Charlottesville. The CVNM family of organizations includes Conservation Voters New Mexico and Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF) and its dedicated organizing programs that work with communities directly impacted by pollution, many of which are [read more…]

2nd Annual Gracias Bus Tour

You’re invited! Get on board with the 2nd Annual Gracias Bus Tour and join CVNM in recognizing New Mexico’s elected leaders who put people above politics and consistently take a stand for New Mexico’s working families. Come listen to Jim Hightower as he discusses how environmental justice and economic justice are tied. Coinciding with the New Mexico [read more…]

Thank you and happy holidays!

When we talk about our air, land and water, we’re also talking about people. Our lives depend on clean air to breathe, healthy land and soil and water that is safe to drink – from the green chile farmer in Hatch, to the nine out of 10 New Mexicans across the state who depend on [read more…]