• 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 Secretary Martin

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!

Best regards-
David Martin
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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