Environment
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After more than three years, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the environmental impact of the Abeyta Water Rights Settlement. more
In ancient Greece and Rome, owls represented wisdom. In medieval Christianity, they became an emblem of evil. But one owl in particular has come to represent a modern-day battle between conservation … more
The ivory gull is the only pure white gull. Small and stocky, it still sends a high whistle across the Arctic.The polar bear is its best friend.Likely, the gull will be … more
The MacArthurs are members of the Miranda Canyon Commission, a group convened two years ago to look at both opportunities and the current human impacts on the land. The group will make suggestions on the future of the area to the Carson National Forest, which now owns the land. The recommendations will be analyzed in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, widely known by its acronym NEPA. more
Town of Taos and El Prado Water and Sanitation District staff work hard each day so you don’t have to worry where the next glass of water comes from. But it has become more of a challenge each year. more
If you are driving across the Taos Valley today (Oct. 8) or having in lunch in Taos and spot smoke to the west, it is likely a prescribed burn that's been years in the planning. The Forest … more
The Carson National Forest was selected to provide the 2019 Capitol Christmas Tree which will sit on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holidays. This tree will be selected out of the New … more
The Taos County Commission on Tuesday (Oct. 1) passed a road improvement for community members of Llano who will be seeing a new intersection on Lower Llano and Upper … more
A series of fires were reported Tuesday (Oct. 1) adjacent to Forest Road 559 above the El Rito Campground in the Carson National Forest, according to Forest Service officials. more
The U.S. Forest Service will resume firewood permit sales in New Mexico after a federal judge in Arizona modified a court-ordered injunction that suspended all timber management activities in the … more
The U.S. Forest Service's suspension of permit sales for firewood collection – which has stoked white-hot complaints from New Mexicans looking to gather the fuel as winter nears – has … more
A spokesman for the New Mexico Department of Heath confirmed this week that three men in Taos County are currently infected with West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne disease that has so far killed two … more
On the shoulder of U. S. Highway 64 with Taos Mountain, Taos mesa and El Prado Water and Sanitation District's newest well site as a backdrop, Cliff Bain and Ted … more
People who want to buy a permit to go cut dead and down trees for firewood, latillas or vigas in the Carson National Forest will have to wait. A recent ruling by a federal district judge in a case … more
On Sept. 14, minister Dave Wasserman led a World Climate Change Simulation for 60 adults and teens at University of New Mexico-Bataan Hall in Taos. This simulation has been played … more
Taos is surrounded by extraordinary public lands in the forests of the high country and the mesas near the Río Grande. The Carson National Forest covers 1.5 million … more
Town’s Plans for Public Meetings Fizzle as Guardians Stage Another Action at El Prado Well On the shoulder of State Road 64 with Taos Mountain, Taos mesa, and El Prado Water and Sanitation … more
Climate Strike at state capitolTaos climate activists will head to Santa Fe Friday (Sept. 20) for a Climate Strike Event at the Roundhouse. People will caravan down beginning at 9 a.m.To offer a ride … more
For years, climate change has had a tremendous impact upon the environment and human beings. Some individuals believe in the causes of climate change, and others do … more
Low-intensity firing operations continued yesterday on the eastern side of Highway 518, increasing the fire size to 335 acres. Hand and aerial ignitions successfully consumed hazardous fuels to … more
On Sept. 2 a lightning-caused fire was discovered on the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest between the Amole Group Shelter and Forest Road 442. The Amole fire is approximately … more
A lightning-sparked fire is burning on the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest between the Amole Group Shelter and Forest Road 442. Dubbed the Amole fire, it was reported Sept. … more
Smiling broadly and gesturing overhead, Assistant U.S. House Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) told the audience about the flight he'd taken over the Río Grande … more
Emblazoned with the letters DRAFT set crosswise on the cover, a stapled copy of the Water Quality Report from Midway Well number 5 lay on the board room table in front of John … more
Goin' fishin' this weekend? Take a peek at this week's fishing and stocking report. more
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