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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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Celebrating Albuquerque’s Bosque

11.26.2022 – This holiday weekend, we show our appreciation for one of New Mexico’s greatest…

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De Haven Solimon Chaffins poses with Laura Paskus for a picture on set with her artwork displayed on a screen behind them.

Radon Daughter Art Exhibit Reflects New Mexico’s Uranium Legacy

11.25.2022 – De Haven Solimon Chaffins grew up living with her grandparents on the Laguna…

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Elephant Butte during sunset.

Uncertainty Remains Despite Proposed Settlement in Interstate Water Lawsuit

11.18.22 – Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus speaks with an attorney from the Elephant…

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Ukraine War Makes it Harder to be a Nuclear ‘Dove’

11.11.2022 – The nonprofit Los Alamos Study Group has been tracking projects and plans at…

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Chaco Landscape in the eastern Navajo nation.

‘Status Quo’ Reigns When it Comes to Chaco Protections

10.21.2022 – On the eastern Navajo Nation, oil and gas development has affected the land,…

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An overview of the dry Rio Grande.

Without Rights, NM’s Rivers Can Come Up Empty

10.14.22 –In New Mexico, rivers lack rights to their own waters, which mean that when…

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Chaco Canyon right before sunset;

Protecting Chaco Requires Commitment From ‘All Levels’

10.07.22 – For more than a decade, a coalition of indigenous and environmental groups, along…

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Environmental Journalists newest book ‘Water Always Wins’

09.23.22- In her new book, “Water Always Wins: Thriving in an Age of Drought and…

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High school science teacher, Sergio Torres, talks to Laura Paskus virtually through zoom.

New Mexico Science Teacher Receives Grant

09.23.22- Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus speaks with a high school science teacher from…

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An orange sunset with a bird silhouette flying through the sky.

Heat Waves and Bird Deaths

9.2.2022 –Worldwide, heat waves are increasing in severity and frequency. University of New Mexico Professor…

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Mora fire.

Climate Change Impacts Hit Home for NMPBS

8.26.2022 – This summer, the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire destroyed hundreds of homes in northern…

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A portrait of U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury in front of a New Mexico landscape background.

U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury on Water & Climate

8.12.2022 – In late July, three water bills introduced by U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury, D-NM,…

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A portrait of Senator Martin Heinrich on top of a New Mexico landscape.

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses Climate Legislation

8.12.2022 – Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, talks about climate change legislation, as well as gun…

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Nuclear smoke stack letting off steam.

Concern Over Nuclear Disposal Plan

7.29.2022 – As former chair of the New Mexico State Legislature’s interim committee on Radioactive…

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A vulture sitting on a piece of tree in the middle of the dry Rio Grande.

Ecosystem Impacts of River Drying

7.29.2022 – As drying in the Middle Rio Grande expands this summer, how will that…

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An aerial shot of a plume of smoke from a fire. Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service.

Climate Change ‘Outpaced’ Fire Protocols

7.22.2022 – It’s been a devastating fire season in New Mexico, with hot, dry, and…

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Three bullets on a wooden table.

NM Gun Owner Calls for Reform

7.15.2022 – Gun sales are growing, especially as manufacturers target customers with marketing about personal…

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Middle Rio Grande Water Update

07.01.22- Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus explores the harsh realities of shrinking water supplies…

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