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The Return of Blue-Green Algae Blooms

A pipette dips into a vial of algae.

May 14, 2021 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, we look back to a 2019 episode about blue-green algae. Blooms of that toxic cyanobacteria are harmful to people and pets—and unfortunately, they’re becoming more of a reality in New Mexico’s lakes and reservoirs, even in northern New Mexico. As we learn in this…

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States Agree to Help NM Farmers on the Rio Grande

A small splash in a body of water, colored yellow and blue.

July 24, 2020 – It’s another hot, dry year for New Mexico and the state’s largest river. The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District was even set to run out of water to deliver to farmers. But an agreement between Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas is allowing the release of 38,000 acre feet of water –…

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