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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:49 pm 
The New Mexico State Parks Division announces seasonal and partial closures at many state parks. Check out www.nmparks.com to see a complete listing of all seasonal closures throughout the state and new winter hours at various parks.

As temperatures drop, so does visitation during the cold, winter months in the northern half of the state. “These park closures allow for the opportunity to concentrate more on the natural resources in each park and minimizes the disturbance to wildlife, as they migrate, nest, and otherwise live in winter conditions,” said Christy Tafoya, New Mexico State Parks Director. “The closures also allow our park staff to work on projects without inconveniencing visitors.”

State Park officials reported that due to outstanding precipitation, improved lake levels, and minimal fire restrictions, visitation was near 5 million for the past fiscal year. Many parks saw a marked increase in visitation as many New Mexicans and out-of-staters alike, chose to visit their lakes, streams and historical parks.

Many of the southern state parks such as Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park in Carlsbad remain open year-round for folks to visit and enjoy!

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Christina Córdova, 505-476-3363; E-mail: Christina.cordova@state.nm.us
Beth Wojahn 505-476-3226; E-mail: beth.wojahn@state.nm.us


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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
Farmer's Market
Tai Chi Chuan
Permaculture Silver City - Monthly Meeting - Aquaponics!
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Ecstatic Dance
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Laughter Club at 12:15pm
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
Hapkido Class
Compassionate Friends Gathering
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
ToSC Council Meeting- Agenda
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Tai Chi Chuan
Farmer's Market
Gin Rummy
A Community Storytelling Project
MRAC Annual Meeting
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
The WildWorks Youth Space
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Pet Central Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Qi Gung for Health at the Lotus Center
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Hapkido Class
Pet Central Thrift Store
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works










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