The Raton Museum announces that Roger Sanchez; Cultural Tourism Coordinator & Collections Steward; has been invited  to present at the  plenary session of the Annual Conference of NAAMLP to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 28, 2015.

“Hi Roger, Remembering how much I enjoyed the tours you led through the Raton Museum on a couple of occasions, I invite you to consider making a presentation on mining history in NM at the conference plenary session,” wrote John A Kretzmann, Program Manager, New Mexico Abandoned Mine Land Program.

This year’s conference is hosted by the New Mexico and Navajo Nation AML Programs and expects over 300 people from all over the country to attend.  Sponsored in part by US Department of Energy Legacy Management, Wilson & Company, Vermejo Park Ranch, Freeport-McMoRan, Howard, Duran Bokich and Foam Concepts, LLC,

The National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs (NAAMLP) is a non-profit organization whose members include 31 States and Tribes conducting abandoned mine reclamation programs under the federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977.

The Raton Museum has also been granted the opportunity to display with other exhibitors at the Annual Conference, September 28-30, 2015.

“The Raton Museum is honored to join NAAMLP in recognizing Roger Sanchez for his passion, dedication and commitment to educating the public on our rich history in NM mining,” said Kathy McQueary, President, The Raton Museum. “Roger’s knowledge and passion is unparalleled”

Roger Sanchez

Roger Sanchez

Founded in 1939, The Raton Museum is a non- profit corporation whose mission is to acquire, preserve, display historically significant artifacts and educate the public about our rich history. “Roger delivers on The Raton Museum’s commitment to its mission every single day.”