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Fighting More Than Fire

September 17, 2021 – When our homes and our forests are threatened, we all appreciate…

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Connecting with New Mexico’s Dark Skies

September 10, 2021 – Although humans have added satellites, space shuttles, and airplanes to the dark…

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An overhead shot of the Rio Grande dried up.

Drought, Extreme Weather, and NM’s Hotter Climate

August 13, 2021 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus and…

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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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Elephant Butte during the day.

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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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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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

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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Our Land Wildlife Crossing

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 Forest Ecology

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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