Forestry Policies (New Mexico)

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Last modified on August 17, 2018.

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Place New Mexico

Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico
Name Forestry Policies (New Mexico)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source Statewide Assessment and Strategy:, Forestry Regulations:


New Mexico's forests are managed by the State Forestry Department, within the New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department. In 2010 the Department issued the New Mexico Statewide Natural Resources Assessment and Strategy and Response Plans, including discussion of potential for biomass energy from forest biomass:

New Mexico offers the Biomass Equipment and Materials Compensating Tax Deduction, allowing businesses to deduct the value of equipment and materials used for processing of biobased products:

The State's forestry regulations and guidelines include required harvesting practices and harvesting permit requirements:

Policy Contact

Department New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Division State Forestry

Phone 505-476-3325