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State, hunters reduce Río Grande Gorge bighorn population

While the threat of diseases has been on state biologists' minds since the bighorn herd was established, the potential became critical when they were seen near domestic sheep. more

Tensions rise over Abeyta settlement mitigation wells

Opponents to mitigation wells proposed under the Abeyta Water Rights Settlement gathered Thursday, (April 27) outside of Taos Town Hall to express their concerns over a closed meeting being held … more

Herbicides near Río Grande raise ire of local farmers

For three days in June, the state's transportation department sprayed a stretch of road between Velarde and Rinconada with a total of 2,400 gallons of water mixed with three herbicides, angering and worrying local farmers who live and grow near the Río Grande. more

Quacking for a home

Spring is a time when local farm and ranch stores stock up on chicks and ducks. At Taos Tack in the Albertson's Shopping Center, the little critters were chirping away looking for a new home. Jackie … more

Two prescribed burns planned for Carson National Forest

Wildland firefighters with the Carson National Forest will conduct two prescribed burns during the month of October, seizing on favorable weather conditions to protect homes and improve ecological … more

BLM meeting relocated for anticipated crowds

The first meeting of the Bureau of Land Management's citizens council in over a year has been relocated from its original location but is still scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 30).  The "Resource … more

Wild Horse Mesa equines need water for summer

It is so nice to have winter behind us for another year. Babies are still coming; we are up to about 20 so far. All are in good health and are amazing little creatures. Two-thirds are colts and one-third fillies. They … more

Recycling in Taos: ‘a feel-good program’

For 20 years, recycling efforts in Taos have been directed at saving space and extending the life of the landfill. But the practice of recycling may not be as friendly on the wallets and as effective … more

Hunter education class offered in Taos

A hunter education class is scheduled for Feb. 23 - Feb. 25 at the Juan I. Gonzales Memorial Agricultural Center, 202 Chamisa Road in Taos.  New Mexico law requires anyone under the age of 18 to … more

Leopold's 'Mi Casita' residents focus on environment projects

Wolves, beavers and the land ethic are the areas of interest for this year's participants in the Aldo and Estella Leopold Residency Program, which is now in its fifth year.The residents will spend a month in late … more
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