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Our Land: Valle de Oro

November 10, 2017 – The Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in the South Valley…

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Our Land: Wells Going Dry In The East Mountains

October 13, 2017 – This month on “Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and…

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OUR LAND: Pueblo of Santa Ana Works To Restore Habitat & Bring Back Wildlife

September 8, 2017 – This month Our Land highlights wildlife and habitat restoration on Santa Ana Pueblo. Already, the tribe…

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Our Land: Collaborative Forest Restoration

August 11, 2017 – In the Jemez Mountains, a long-term project brings together people from…

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NMiF: Thompson Ridge Fire (Our Land)

Beyond the concepts of ‘land management’ are real people, sacrifice

By: Laura Paskus On the edge of the Valle Grande in northern New Mexico stands…

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Our Land: After The Wildfires

July 14, 2017 –Six years ago this summer, the Las Conchas wildfire burned 156,000 acres…

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Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future

By: Laura Paskus, NMiF correspondent Our crystalline skies. The mountains that frame our cities. The…

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Impact of Fire & Floods on Acequias

6.24.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio speaks with executive director of the New Mexico Acequia…

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Wildfire’s Impact on Mexican Wolves

6.17.2022 – More than 20 years ago, in 1998, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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Reporting Challenges During Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire

6.17.2022 – Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus talks with two reporters about their experiences…

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‘Bleak’ Outlook for Middle Rio Grande Water Supply

6.9.2022 – Our Land Correspondent Laura Paskus explores the harsh realities of shrinking water supplies…

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Art Schaap’s Dairy Dilemma

New 2022 Updates Regarding PFAS Exposure to Art Schaap’s Dairy Cows. March 12, 2021 –…

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Black Fire Grows to NM’s Third Largest

5.27.2022 – In the Gila National Forest, the Black Fire ignited on May 13—and has…

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Upending the West’s Water Narratives

5.20.2022 – Andrew Curley is a professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Geography,…

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Wildfire Mapping

5.20.2022 – Using public data from the U.S. Forest Service, Steve Bassett, Director of Planning…

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Understanding Extreme Winds

5.13.2022 – New Mexicans know all about gusty spring winds. But what we’re experiencing this…

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Coping with Climate Anxiety

5.13.2022 – Sarah Jaquette Ray’s 2020 book, “A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to…

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NM Natural Resources Trustee on Ft. Wingate Settlement

4.29.2022 – The U.S. Army has reached a settlement of $1.5M that will go towards…

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Fighting More Than Fire

4.22.2022 – As the nation’s wildlands burn with increasing intensity, fires are taking a bigger…

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Forests Under Siege

4.22.2022 –The 2011 Las Conchas Fire burned 156,000 acres of the Jemez Mountains. At the…

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New Mexico’s Evolving Droughts & Wildfire Threats

4.22.2022 –Park Williams is a bioclimatologist who studies drought and wildfire in the western United…

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Wildland Firefighters Update

4.22.2022 –Environment reporter Laura Paskus catches up with former wildland firefighter Jonathan Golden to talk…

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Preparing for Fire Season

4.22.2022 –Tree ring scientist Tom Swetnam, professor emeritus at the University of Arizona, has studied…

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Wildfire Notifications & Resources

4.22.2022 –Eytan Krasilovsky is the deputy director of the Forest Stewards Guild. He explains the…

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Community-Based Forest Management in Northern New Mexico

4.22.2022 – In the Carson National Forest, there’s a new model for community forestry—and it’s…

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