V.27 No.24 | 6/14/2018
courtesy USDA New Mexico News Playing With Fire Forest closures, fireworks bans and a very hot planet The increased heat and decreased rainfall that we've caused is starting to put an end to summertime enjoyment of New Mexico’s forests and grasslands, as well as fireworks, but are we unhappy enough yet to vote against it?
V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Larry Rimer Environment Brave New World Vulture Beauty the Turkey Vulture does work to make her species proud Hawks Aloft is a local nonprofit that deals in conservation of birds of prey.
Corey Yazzie Environment Healthy Plants, Healthy Kids Water conservation project at Barelas school The students in the Dolores Gonzales Gardening Club will be going home with not only some fresh fruits and vegetables from their beds, but also with some plants they can continue to nurture at home, learning to be stewards for nature.
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
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NMENV Editorial Kirtland Jet Fuel Spill Update New plans and protests in process ABCWUA criticizes KAFB for its new strategy's less aggressive plan to remove the jet fuel contaminants from the city's aquifer.
V.27 No.7 | 2/15/2018
Laura Paskus Environment More Oil, More Gas, Please Relaxed regs coincide with increased revenue Proposed changes to construction permits for oil and gas facilities will help production and state revenues but do not address methane leaks.
V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017
US Department of the Interior Environment N.M. Environment Update On Zinke, oil, gas and public comments Interior Secretary Zinke under fire again for abusing his travel expense account and oil drillers invest in N.M. despite falling prices and state regulations, thanks to federal subsidies and White House support.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017
US Department of the Interior Environment N.M. Environmental Update The latest about Zinke, LANL and public meetings Interior Secretary promises a more business-frieldly culture, EPA is terrified of the public and LANL has two criticality incidents in August as well as waste problems.
V.26 No.28 | 7/13/2017
Courtesy of the New Mexico State Land Office Environment Zinke Says Drill! New interior secretary targets New Mexico US Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order last week, aimed at boosting oil and gas leasing on federal lands.
V.26 No.26 | 6/29/2017
Photo by Shaun Stanley via PBS Environment Our Very Own Methane Cloud N.M.’s gas and oil industries equal pollution The methane cloud over New Mexico’s San Juan Basin is the largest area of elevated methane concentration ever measured in the US. With the BLM and EPA having recently suspended the standards to limit the pollution and waste from natural gas mining, it is now up to New Mexico's leaders.
V.26 No.17 | 4/27/2017
News Feature Around N.M. ConocoPhillips, border wall lawsuit, N.M. emerges from Article 7 restrictions and more We’ll help you keep up on what's happening across the state and our region, when it comes to water, public lands, wildfire, forests, nuclear waste, energy and lots of other issues.
V.26 No.16 | 4/20/2017
Virginia Colwell Culture Shock Where Language Fails The role of the arts at UNM's Decolonizing Nature conference The Decolonizing Nature conference brings together people in many disciplines, including art, to discuss ecology and sustainability.
Environment When Every Day is Earth Day The first step is being aware of the issues Though the Feds are starting to allow more pollution and other environmental damage at our expense, there are ways for New Mexico to defend itself.
V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Robert Maestas Newscity New Teacher Evaluation Standards Announced Teacher evaluation standards announced, N.M. leads in births paid through Medicaid and water shortages predicted. Wellness Healing Rama Puja Ceremony Saturday, June 23: 2pm Gayatri Temple
A bathing ceremony begins the puja. Then, offer names and powers of Rama by offering red rice. Chant mantras of Rama, Dhanvantari, Narayana and Shiva. Bring flowers and fruit as offerings.
Food Vintage Albuquerque Wine and Food Fiesta Saturday, June 23: 6-2pm Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm
A collection of colorful events over four days, with dinners, seminars, galas, auctions, tastings and more, benefiting kids. Runs through 6/24.
Food The Big Event: Live Auction and Dinner Saturday, June 23: 6-10pm Albuquerque Country Club
Part of Vintage Albuquerque for those interested in bidding on unique, high-end wine lots, one-of-a-kind trips and spectacular art. Tables cannot be purchased online.
Learn Short Story-A-Thon Saturday, June 23: 7-9pm Fatpipe
Do all the hard work of creating a short story, including editing and submit it to Kindle.
• Steve Roach Concert 8.4.2018