Did you check out today's Sunday Journal? A number of local genealogist talked about their favorite hobby in that newspaper. Check out the article "Genealogy buffs root around through public records to find from whence they came" by Eric Billingsley. You'll find the article under the title "Shaking the Family Tree" in the paper edition.
Former New Mexico Genealogical Society President Nancy Anderson, as well as current NMGS President Robert Baca and current Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico President Ron Miera are quoted in the article. It also gives a number of important links to local genealogy societies and libraries.