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DOD designates eastern New Mexico sentinel landscape

43 Views   CLOVIS, N.M. – The U.S. Department of Defense, along with other government agencies, announced Wednesday the first sentinel landscape designation in New Mexico. The Sentinel Landscape Partnership program was first founded in 2013. Through the program, federal, state, and local government agencies work with landowners who volunteer to

NM Senator Led Legislation Banning Russian Uranium Imports

50 Views   U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico announced the unanimous passage of his legislation in the Senate to ban imports of Russian uranium to the United States. The bill now heads to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

Mesilla Valley farmers adapt amidst drought in the Southwest

45 Views   The Rio Grande is once again flowing down from Colorado through Southern New Mexico. But the water currently running is destined for use in Mexico and Texas, while New Mexico’s irrigation season won’t begin until June, as announced by the Elephant Butte Irrigation District.

New Mexico Earthships provide sustainable way of living

45 Views   Invented in New Mexico in the 70s, an Earthship is built using natural and recycled materials, and they continue to provide a sustainable way of living. Old tires, glass bottles and aluminum cans: These are the three essential materials used to create the foundation of the homes called