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Our Land: Rio Grande Spring Flow and Climate Change

May 8, 2020 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, we look back to…

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Our Land: Decent Winter Becomes Lousy Spring

Our Land: A Decent Winter Becomes a Lousy Spring on the Rio Grande

Two years ago, New Mexico’s largest river dried in April, right when the Rio Grande…

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Our Land: How Australia’s Bush Fires Might Inform New Mexico’s Upcoming Fire Season

April 10, 2020 – Our Land correspondent Laura Paskus sits down with Santa Fe National…

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EPA Rolls Back Regulations During Pandemic, Shifts Burden to States

As the country reels from the spread of the novel coronavirus, federal regulators say they…

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Room to Move? Outdoor Recreation During the COVID-19 Emergency

This week, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued a public health order mandating that New Mexicans…

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Pentagon IDs Four More NM Sites at Risk of PFAS Contamination

The Pentagon has identified four more military sites in New Mexico that could be contaminating…

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Our Land: Cochiti Pueblo Opposes National Monument Expansion

March 13, 2020 – On a recent episode of Our Land, we talked about public…

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Our Land: Public Lands from Mountains to Monuments

Our Land: Public Lands from Mountains to Monuments – New Mexico’s Public Lands

February 21, 2020 – More than a third of New Mexico is public land meant…

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Clovis City Water Tests Find Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Linked to Cannon Air Force Base

By Laura Paskus New tests by Clovis’ water utility show toxic chemicals associated with groundwater…

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Our Land: Water Expert John Fleck and the Colorado River

January 10, 2020 – In this month’s installment of Our Land, environmental correspondent Laura Paskus…

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Our Land: At the Border

December 13, 2019 – Along the U.S./Mexico border in southern New Mexico, there isn’t a…

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Our Land Reprise: Backyard Wildlife Sanctuaries

November 29, 2019 – In a repeat of another “Our Land” favorite, correspondent Laura Paskus…

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Our Land Reprise: Bosque del Apache

November 29, 2019 – In a repeat of a favorite “Our Land” segment, correspondent Laura…

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Gila River Update

Nov. 8, 2019 – Supporters of an oft-changing plan to use water from the Gila…

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Our Land: Kirtland Air Force Base Fuel Spill Update

October 11, 2019 – New Mexico’s past, present and future are inextricably linked to the…

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Our Land: Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in New Mexico Lakes

September 13, 2019 – In this month’s episode of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus visits…

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Our Land: Gila River

August 9, 2019 – In this month’s installment of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus travels…

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Our Land: Backyard Wildlife Sanctuaries

July 12, 2019 – In this month’s installment of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus takes…

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Groundwater War: Reporters on the Challenges of Covering PFAS

New Mexico isn’t the only state trying to compel the U.S. military to clean up…

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Community-Based Forest Management in Northern New Mexico

July 9, 2021 – This month on Our Land, Correspondent Laura Paskus visits the Carson…

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Forests Under Siege

June 11, 2021 – This month marks the ten-year anniversary of the 2011 Las Conchas Fire, which burned 156,000…

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The Return of Blue-Green Algae Blooms

May 14, 2021 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, we look back to…

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Look Up on Earth Day

April 23, 2021 – As the world celebrates Earth Day, environment correspondent Laura Paskus reflects…

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The Rio Grande’s Drier Future

April 9, 2021 – As the climate warms, arid regions like New Mexico will continue…

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Art Schaap’s Dairy Dilemma

March 12, 2021 – Our Land returns, as Laura Paskus travels to Clovis to speak…

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Reconciling with the past through place and story

February 12, 2021 – Snap open a map and read the place names listed across…

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Cochiti Pueblo Opposes Bandelier Bill

January 8, 2021 – Public lands in New Mexico hold different meanings for different people,…

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New Mexico’s Military Legacy & PFAS Contamination

December 25, 2020 – One of the other top stories of 2020 for us here…

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Our Land: Albuquerque’s Bosque

December 11, 2020 – In this month’s episode of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus travels…

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Groundwater War: Fort Wingate

November 13, 2020 –  NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with Our Land correspondent Laura Paskus…

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Our Land: Urban Forest Update 

October 9, 2020 – This year’s hot, dry conditions highlight the need for New Mexicans…

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Impact of a Dry Rio Grande

October 9, 2020 – The Rio Grande has been dry near San Antonio, New Mexico,…

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Tribes, Power, and Water

Sept. 11, 2020 – In the western United States, rivers like the Colorado River and…

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All We’ve Surveyed: Five Years After the Gold King Mine Spill

By Laura Paskus Five years ago, crews reopening an abandoned mine in the mountains of…

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Our Land Anniversary

Third Anniversary Interview and Our Land: Gila Diversion Decision

July 10, 2020 – NMiF host Gene Grant celebrates the third anniversary of the show’s monthly series Our Land…

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A Dry Rio Grande and Its Impact on Endangered Fish

June 12, 2020 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, we visit the dry…

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