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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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All We’ve Surveyed: Five Years After the Gold King Mine Spill

By Laura Paskus Five years ago, crews reopening an abandoned mine in the mountains of…

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Our Land Anniversary

Third Anniversary Interview and Our Land: Gila Diversion Decision

July 10, 2020 – NMiF host Gene Grant celebrates the third anniversary of the show’s monthly series Our Land…

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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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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: 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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Our Land: Preparing Homes For Fire Season

March 8, 2018 – This month on Our Land, we visit with tree ring scientist…

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Our Land: Record Low Snowpack In New Mexico

February 9, 2018 – This month on “Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and…

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Our Land: Bosque del Apache

January 12, 2018 – This month on “Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and…

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In Deep Water

US Supreme Court to decide how states share the drying Rio Grande, and New Mexico…

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Justices question lawyers from New Mexico, Colorado and Texas about feds’ role in water dispute

New Mexico hits the high court on the Rio Grande By Laura Paskus WASHINGTON, DC—On…

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Students & Scientists Benefit From The Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program

December 8, 2017 – More than 20 years ago, Dan Shaw co-founded the Bosque Ecosystem…

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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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