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Albuquerque
Albuquerque Aquarium
2601 Central Avenue NW
Albuquerque NM
Phone 505 764-6200
Web Site http://www.cabq.gov/biopark/aquarium/
Description part of Biological Park that also includes zoo, botanic garden and (shortly) an aquatic park
Type of Resource Nature
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
New or Updated: 04/14/2003
 
 
Albuquerque
 
Rio Grande Botanic Garden
 
2601 Central Ave NW
 
Albuquerque     NM
 
Phone   505 764-6200
 
Web Site  http://www.cabq.gov/biopark/garden/
 
Description  conservatory, butterfly pavilion, children's fantasy garden, adjacent to &                     shares food & gifts with aquarium
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical
 
New or Updated:    5/12/2004
 

  New Mexico

  Albuquerque

  Rio Grande Nature Center SP

  2901 Candelaria Road

  Albuquerque  NM   87107    

  Phone   505 344-7240

  Web Site  http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/nmparks/PAGES/parks/rgnc/rgnc.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.cabq.gov/openspace/riograndevalley.html

  Description  170 acre urban nature  park with 2 miles of nature trails along the Rio Grande

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Parks

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Preserve

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:   10/11/2005

Capulin
Capulin Volcano National Monument
PO Box 40
Capulin NM 88414
Phone 505 278-2201
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/cavo/
E-mail mailto:CAVO_Administration@nps.gov
Description cinder cone volcano, rim accessible by car, visitor center with exhibits & film, trail
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
New or Updated: 05/06/2003

New Mexico
Carlsbad
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad NM 88220
Phone
505 785-2232
Alt Phone
505 885-8884
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/cave/
E-mail mailto:cave_park_information@nps.gov
Description parks holds 100 caves, Lechuguilla is 1567 feet deep, famous Carlsbad, Visitor center with exhibits
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Caves
Field of Study  Geology
New or Updated: 05/12/2003

  Grants
  El Malpais National Monument
 
123 E Roosevelt Ave
  BLM:  PO Box 846 Grants 505 287-7911
  Grants NM  87020    
 
Phone  505 783-4774
 
Alt Phone  505 876-2782
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/elma/
 
Description  over 100,000 acres joint NPS/BLM mgnt, volcanic features, archaeology
  Type of Resource  Nature
  Primary Focus  Park
  Kind of Activity  Trails
  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
  New or Updated:  07/16/2003 

   New Mexico
  Grants
  Ice Caves and Bandera Volcano
 
12000 Ice Caves Road
  Grants NM  87020 
  Phone  505 783-4303
  Web Site  www.icecaves.com/
  Toll Free  888 ICE Cave
  E-mail  mailto:icecaves@cia-g.com
 
Description  Site holds cave in collapsed lava tube, erupted volcano, trading post with                         local artifacts
  
Type of Resource Nature
  
Primary Focus  Cave
   Kind of Activity
  Trails
  
New or Updated:  07/16/2003 

Los Alamos
Bandelier National Monument
HCR 1, Box 1, Suite 15
Los Alamos NM 87544
Phone 505 672-3861
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/band/
Description 23,000 acres of Wilderness, visitor center, Tyuonyi Pueblo ruins, CCC exhibit new in 2003
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Park
Kind of Activity Hiking
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
Owner/Operator: NPS
New or Updated: 04/23/2003

  New Mexico
 
Prewitt
  Bluewater Lake State Park
 
PO Box 3419
  Prewitt  NM  87045  
  Phone 505 876-2391
  Web Site http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/nmparks/PAGES/PARKS/BWATER/BWATER.HTM     Description stocked lake, 68 bird species, geological features, hiking trails, camping
 
Type of Resource  Nature
  Primary Focus  Park
  Kind of Activity  Hiking
  New or Updated:  07/17/2003

  Ramah
  El Morro National Monument
 
Rt 2, Box 43
  Ramah NM  87321    
 
Phone  505 783-4226
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/elmo/
  E-mail  mailto:ELMO_Superintendent@nps.gov
 
Description  bluff with 700 year old petroglyphs, small museum in visitor center,                         camping, two trails, Atsinna pueblo
  
Type of Resource    Nature
  
Primary Focus    Park
 
Building Type  Pueblo
  Kind of Activity  Trails
  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
  New or Updated:  07/16/2003

New Mexico
Silver City
Fort Bayard Wildlife Refuge
c/o Silver City Ranger District
3005 E Camino del Bosque
Silver City NM 88061
Phone 505 388-8201
Web Site http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/gila/dist/sc.htm
Description former frontier military outpost now location for elk herd, several trail, and large Alligator Juniper Tree
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Last changed: 03/10/2003

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