• State Parks

    New Mexico has 35 diverse state parks, including cool lakes, mountain forests, canyons, desert beauty, and fascinating historical sites—even dinosaur tracks!
    Fast fact: 70% of New Mexicans live within 40 miles of a State Park.
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  • State Forestry

    New Mexico State Forestry is responsible for wildfire suppression on all non-federal, non-municipal, non-tribal and non-pueblo lands. We also provide technical advice on forest and resource management to private landowners, and may include a commercial timber harvest to enhance wildlife habitat, increase water yield, reduce the hazard of insect infestation, diseases or fire.
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  • Mining & Minerals

    MMD's mission is to promote the public trust by ensuring the responsible utilization, conservation, reclamation and safeguarding of land and resources affected by mining.
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  • Energy Conservation & Management

    ECMD develops and implements effective clean energy programs – renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation, clean fuels and efficient transportation – to promote environmental and economic sustainability for New Mexico and its citizens.
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  • Oil & Gas

    The Oil Conservation Division regulates oil, gas, and geothermal activity in New Mexico. We gather well production data; permit new wells; enforce the division's rules and the state's oil and gas statutes; make certain abandoned wells are properly plugged; and ensure the land is responsibly restored.
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Message from Cabinet Secretary

Ken McQueen

Welcome to the EMNRD website. There are many resources available just a few clicks away. Our goal is to make information available in an efficient and user friendly manner. Thank you for your interest in EMNRD!

Ken McQueen
Cabinet Secretary

Vision and Mission


A New Mexico where individuals, agencies and organizations work collaboratively on energy and natural resource management to ensure a sustainable environmental and economic future.


To position New Mexico as a national leader in the energy and natural resources areas for which the Department is responsible. 

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