SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) – Western New Mexico University is hosting a three-day symposium on the Gila Wilderness.
The symposium beginning Wednesday will feature three days of lectures and panel sessions by recognized authors and academics touching on subjects such as nature, conservation and history.
The wilderness is part of New Mexico’s Gila National Forest in western New Mexico. It is the largest designated wilderness area in the state.
The symposium also will touch upon the water and resources of the wilderness.