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Need to Fully Fund Land of Enchantment Legacy Fund

December 5, 2023

Created during the 2023 legislative session, the Land of Enchantment Legacy Fund (LOE) does what has never been done in New Mexico. It invests long-term in supporting statewide programs that help protect and restore our lands, water, wildlife, and cultural heritage. 

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Legislature Secures Once-In-A-Generation Climate and Conservation Funding

February 19, 2024

This year, the New Mexico Legislature passed a $10.2 billion budget including the most significant environmental investments in state history. Over $400 million was allocated to  once-in-a-generation climate and conservation programs in the state’s budget bill, House Bill 2.

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L Bar Ranch

November 20, 2023

To know the land deeply and intimately requires time and patience.” 
These were the words spoken by Theresa Pasqual on June 29, 2022, at the Dancing Eagle event center. A program director for the Pueblo of Acoma and a CVNM Board Director, Theresa spoke to a gathering that included Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, Tribal leaders, and Trust for Public Land (TPL) representatives.

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Conservation Voters New Mexico Honors Senator Carrie Hamblen at 15th Annual Legislative Reception

January 29, 2024
Santa Fe, N.M. - Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) will present State Senator Carrie Hamblen (SD-38, Doña Ana) with its 2024 Luminaria Award at CVNM’s…
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Passage of Clean Cars Clean Trucks

November 30, 2023
New Mexico is celebrated for its clear blue skies - but some neighborhoods can only glimpse hints of that beauty through the haze of pollution.…
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Community Solar

November 20, 2023
New Mexico is blessed with the perfect profile of sun and wind to fully supply our energy needs. It is a perfect medley of clean,…
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The importance of DEI in our fight against climate change

October 3, 2023
Environmental issues have always been social justice issues. From toxic dumping and exploitation to land removal and annexation, frontline communities – especially Indigenous, rural, and…
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Advanced Clean Cars and Advanced Clean Trucks II

July 25, 2023
Amid some of the hottest days ever recorded on Earth, we’re pleased to see a commitment to reduce transportation emissions locally with the New Mexico…

HB 4 -Voting Rights Protections

June 13, 2023
New Mexico’s Indigenous, low-income, rural, and communities of color are most severely affected by the symptoms of climate change - higher temperatures, worsening drought, and…

New Mexico will boost democracy with its Voting Rights Act

February 28, 2023
New Mexico will boost democracy with its Voting Rights Act By Martin Heinrich, Ben Ray Luján, Melanie Stansbury, Gabe Vasquez and Teresa Leger Fernández Published in…
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Join us for Climate Justice Day at the Roundhouse Feb 23

February 16, 2023
Join us for Climate Justice Day at the Roundhouse February 23rd Join our community and fellow advocates in making climate justice a reality. Attend Climate…


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