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There’s something really cool about snow in the desert. Check out this frosty day at Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument #NewMexico 

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From the Valles Caldera to Organ Mountains Desert Peaks, getting outside on our public lands is an experience every New Mexican can enjoy. I hope you take time to celebrate #NPLD  by visiting some of our state's greatest treasures. #FindYourPark 

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument's new Whitethorn Wilderness Area is named for whitethorn acacia, a native shrub that can be seen growing in abundance. The plant provides sustenance to the quail and desert mule deer who call this landscape home. #WildernessWednesday 

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The Potrillo Mountains Wilderness in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks offers some of the most open stretches of Chihuahuan Desert landscapes. Visitors can explore extinct volcanoes, black lava fields, and desert grasslands with ten-feet-tall cholla cactus. ? BLM #WildernessWednesday 

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The scenic volcanic mountains and desert grasslands in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' new Sierra de las Uvas Wilderness support quail, deer, and javelina. And as you can see, the night sky offers incredible stargazing opportunities. ? Lisa Mandelkern#WildernessWednesday 

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The rocky mountains and remote Chihuahuan Desert scrublands and grasslands in the new East Potrillo Mountains Wilderness are home to some of the most rugged topography and expansive views within Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. ? David Soules#WildernessWednesday 

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The Robledo Mountains in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks is rich in history. Billy the Kid hid in the canyons during the 19th century, and it contains part of Prehistoric Trackways Natl Monument, which has footprints dating back 280 million years. ? Wayne Suggs#WildernessWednesday 

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Cinder Cone Wilderness Area is in the remote southwestern corner of Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks. Numerous undisturbed cinder cone mountains tell the geological history of the region’s volcanic past and also provide scenic panoramic vistas. ? David Soules#WildernessWednesday 

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The Broad Canyon Wilderness Area’s winding canyons, volcanic hills, and mesas are home to a rich record of archaeological sites that reveal the long history of Native American residents in the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region. ? Wayne Suggs#WildernessWednesday 

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Historic: we just secured the largest new wilderness addition in New Mexico since 1980 — more than 270,000 acres. This is going to make a huge difference in protecting special places like Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande Del Norte.

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Landmark wins for NM in the #PublicLands  package: ✔PERMANENTLY reauthorizes #LWCF  ✔Adds wilderness areas in Rio Grande del Norte#RGDN  ✔Adds wilderness areas in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks#OMDP4NM  ✔Passes Every Kid Outdoors Act

Trump is threatening to destroy even more national monuments, including: ?Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou ?New England's Northeast Canyons and Seamounts ?New Mexico's Rio Grande Del Norte, and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks ?Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters ?Nevada's Gold Butte

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