Our Land

By: Laura Paskus On the edge of the Valle Grande in northern New Mexico stands a grove of towering ponderosa pines. The trees, many of them between 250 and 400 years old, comprise what’s called the History Grove, and they … Continue reading Beyond the concepts of ‘land management’ are real people, sacrifice

July 14, 2017 –Six years ago this summer, the Las Conchas wildfire burned 156,000 acres in the Jemez Mountains. The effects of that fire are still visible on the landscape today. And changes in the forest will continue to be … Continue reading Our Land: After The Wildfires

By: Laura Paskus, NMiF correspondent Our crystalline skies. The mountains that frame our cities. The rivers we depend on for drinking water, irrigation, recreation, and solace. No matter where you live, all New Mexicans feel connected with their landscapes. Our … Continue reading Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future