Licensing Requirements for Gaming and Fishing in New Mexico

July 9th, 2013 |

For sportsman and visitors who are planning a trip to New Mexico, learning more about the gaming and fishing requirements and regulations may not be an effort they can afford to overlook. Ensuring that you are able to address any concerns or issues related to your outdoor activities can allow you to enjoy the season and all the gaming opportunities that the state has to offer. Investigating such concerns and ensuring you possess any licence needed for your visit or trip can make a key difference in ensuring you Read More »

The Proper Use of Woodlands and Camp Grounds

May 17th, 2013 |

One of the greatest ways to enjoy the riches of this area is to spend time out in nature. That may mean an afternoon on a rustic trail or a couple of days in a camp ground. Whichever you decide to do, you should know that there are a few guidelines that will help you get the most of your experience.

Bring emergency supplies. Hopefully, you won’t need them, but a backpack full of granola bars and water, first aid Read More »

Preserving New Mexico’s Forest: How You Can Help

March 23rd, 2013 |

New Mexico’s forests are unique and need to be protected for years to come. While there are a variety of ways that the average person can help preserve the wildlife of the state of New Mexico, volunteering and donating are the two easiest ways to contribute to the cause.

Be a Volunteer

The Santa Fe Forest is one of the biggest forests in New Mexico. Its beauty is enjoyed by people from all over the state.

This forest is constantly threatened by wildfires and intruding guests that litter. There are a variety of organizations that Read More »

Going Green in Santa Fe

June 25th, 2012 |

Taking a trip to Santa Fe can be exhilarating – but don’t let it ruin the environment! If you’ve already got your alarm set and you’re waiting on your flight take note of these easy activities you can do once you land that will help preserve the beauty of New Mexico –
Visit a Museum – Renowned painter Georgia O’Keefe was from Santa Fe and she did some of her best work here. Her museum is hung with huge pictures of the local flora and it’s built in sustainable adobe style.
Rancho de las Golondrinas – It’s a popular site that’s all about preservation – some of the buildings here are over 200 years old. Come to this grassy area to see some locals and nap a spell – it’s that laid back here in Santa Fe!
Tara’s Organic – It’s our favorite restaurant in town and it’s all about organic, sustainable food. Tara knows how to utilize the local produce here and if you’re looking for a real taste of Southwestern cuisine you’ve found your spot. Tara’s always has a line so come prepared.

What Types of Minerals Can be Found in New Mexico

June 19th, 2011 |

On the surface, New Mexico is a beautiful and scenic state abundant in natural beauty. Yet, beneath the surface beauty, lies a wealth of natural minerals that is unknown to most. Many of these minerals you are probably very familiar with such as quartz and copper. However, New Mexico is also home to many more exotic minerals such as smithsonite, malachite, brochantite, spangolite, and endlichite. Many of these minerals are very elusive and hard to find for everyone but the most seasoned searchers while some are fairly common and easy to locate.

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Where to Find New Mexico’s Natural Resources

May 26th, 2011 |

New Mexico is probably one of the most beautiful states in the United States; hosting numerous biological wonders with many different types of environments to suit anyone’s taste in their love for mother nature. Not only is it full of natural wonders but if you have a love for history and archaeology, New Mexico also hosts several fantastic archaeological sites.

If you are looking to take a scenic drive there are many options available to you. You could take a drive down the Route 66 National Read More »

What are New Mexico’s Natural Resources

May 21st, 2011 |

New Mexico has a great deal of scenic, outdoor beauty. The mountains and deserts combine both natural beauty and colors that identify it as uniquely New Mexico. But there are also places in New Mexico that have a great amount of history of early natives to this continent. One such place is the Bandelier National Monument. Named after anthropologist Adolph Bandelier, this wilderness area has been protected since 1919.

Located in northern New Mexico, this wilderness area contains Read More »