Our Land

September 8, 2017 – This month Our Land highlights wildlife and habitat restoration on Santa Ana Pueblo. Already, the tribe had undertaken riparian restoration along the Rio Grande and Jemez River and reintroduced species that are culturally significant. They’re also studying predators like bears and … Continue reading OUR LAND: Pueblo of Santa Ana Works To Restore Habitat & Bring Back Wildlife

August 11, 2017 – In the Jemez Mountains, a long-term project brings together people from different backgrounds, scientists from a range of disciplines and even environmental advocates and the timber industry. The Southwest Jemez Mountains Resilient Landscapes and Collaborative Forest … Continue reading Our Land: Collaborative Forest Restoration

By: Laura PaskusOn 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 offer … 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 correspondentOur 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 state is home to … Continue reading Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future