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Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres...

Carson National Forest
2013-11-21 14:15:13

Carson National Forest is a national forest in northern New Mexico, United States. It is made up of 1.5 million acres and is administered by the United States Forest Service. The Forest Service’s “mixed use” policy permits it use for recreation, resource extraction, and grazing. The forest was once inhabited by the Ancestral Pueblo people, who left ruins of adobe dwellings and other...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high...

Cibola National Forest
2013-10-15 09:58:01

Cibola National Forest is a national forest that is located in New Mexico in the United States. The park, which contains 1,633,783 acres, holds grasslands that extend into Oklahoma and Texas and is separated into four ranger districts known as the Mountainair district, the Mt. Taylor district, the Sandia district, and the Magdalena district. This national forest is home to numerous mountains...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
2013-04-17 15:30:34

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located in southeastern New Mexico in the United States. The park holds 46,766 acres of land, of which 2/3 is a designated wilderness, and is thought to have been discovered by Jim White, who entered the Carlsbad Caverns and named many of the areas within the caverns, including Queens Chamber, New Mexico Room, Green Lake Room, Giant Dome, Witch's Finger, and...

Sid Gutierrez
2012-10-18 13:02:51

Sid Gutierrez is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Sidney McNeill "Sid" Gutierrez on June 27, 1951 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He graduated from Valley High School in Albuquerque in 1969. He then went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1973. Upon his graduation, he reported to Laughlin Air Force...

Robinia neomexicana A Gray var neomexicana New Mexico locust
2012-06-14 11:11:48

Symbol: RONEN Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ROLU Robinia luxurians (Dieck) C.K. Schneid. ex Tarouca & C.K. Schneid.   RONEL Robinia neomexicana A. Gray var. luxurians Dieck   RONES Robinia neomexicana A. Gray var. subvelutina (Rydb.) Kearney & Peebles Distribution:...

2012-06-14 12:17:46

Symbol: POOB3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: PotentillaoblanceolataRydb. distribution:USA(NM) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-14 13:21:20

Symbol: PHCO47 Group: Dicot Family: Portulacaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TACO Talinum confertiflorum Greene   New Mexico fameflower Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NM, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae –...

2012-06-14 13:29:10

Symbol: PHNE3 Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PHNEP Phacelia neomexicana Thurb. ex Torr. var. pseudoarizonica (Brand) J. Voss Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae...