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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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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 Refuge

Our Land: Backyard Wildlife Sanctuaries

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

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Our Land: Restoration

Our Land: Rio Grande Habitat Restoration

June 14, 2019 – It’s scary when rivers crest above their banks or burst their…

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Our Land: Urban Flood Control

May 10, 2019 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, we visit with engineers…

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Our Land: Climate Change and New Mexico’s Water Supply

April 11, 2019 – On this month’s installment of Our Land, environmental correspondent Laura Paskus…

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Superfund Site in Socorro

March 8, 2019 – For this month’s installment of Our Land, environmental correspondent Laura Paskus…

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Our Land: Clean Water Rules

February 8, 2019 – In an arid state like New Mexico, all of our waters…

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Our Land: Environmental Legislation

January 11, 2019 – Correspondent Laura Paskus brings us this month’s segment of “Our Land:…

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Our Land: Project Feed The Hood

December 14, 2018 – Project Feed the Hood is a food justice program in Albuquerque…

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Our Land: Urban Forests

November 9, 2018—In an arid city like Albuquerque, which most people associate with cactus and…

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Our Land: Midterm Elections And The Environment

October 12, 2018 — Clean air and water are important to everyone, no matter where…

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Making Crossings Safe For Wildlife And Drivers

September 14, 2018 – If you’ve ever white-knuckled it through a canyon or overpass, hoping…

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Our Land: Replanting Trees In The Jemez Mountains

August 10, 2018 – When the Las Conchas wildfire burned more than 150,000 acres of…

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Our Land: Project Feed The Hood

July 13, 2018 – Project Feed the Hood is a food justice program in Albuquerque…

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Our Land: Jonathan Overpeck And Climate Change

May 11, 2018 – Scientist Jonathan Overpeck has spent decades studying climate change and its…

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Public should be ready for the Rio Grande’s bad year

By: Laura Paskus As high winds whipped dust, Siberian elm seeds and recycling bins around…

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Our Land: It’s not just one dry year: What the Rio Grande’s low flows tell us about the future

April 13, 2018 – You might be surprised to see how low the Rio Grande…

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Rio Grande Already Drying Out Near Socorro

by Laura Paskus In springtime, rivers are supposed to swell with snowmelt, filling their channels…

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East Mountain water application spurs protests from residents, silence from State Engineer

By: Laura Paskus The tony neighborhoods tucked into the juniper-dotted grasslands on the east side…

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