Lecture Series: The Story of National Parks and Monuments in New Mexico
Learn about New Mexico's 13 National Parks and Monuments and explore their significant cultural and natural resources. Petroglyph National Monument, the newest National Park unit in New Mexico, protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including volcanoes, plants, mammals, and reptiles, archeological sites, and an estimated 24,000 carved images; and it is surrounded by an urban environment. Trace the past 100 years of New Mexico in the history and stories of the national park system units in our state.
Diane Souder has lived in Albuquerque since 1976 and has worked at Petroglyph National Monument since it was established in 1990, where she was the first and, for a year, the only employee. She has worked on monument planning issues such as roads, visitor use, land acquisition and drainage; and is currently concerned with public understanding of the significance of the monument's resources; She has an Urban Studies degree from Mount Holyoke College and a Masters of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan. Diane is involved with The Albuquerque Conservation Assn., the Public Lands Interpretive Assn.; and The Albuquerque Environmental Story.
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Albuquerque, NM 87104
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