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Members of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps were able to cheer Monday (May 24) as Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández - who represents New Mexico's third congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives - announced a grant that will benefit the regional organization.

The federal grant for $907,184 comes from AmeriCorps, an agency focused on providing "resources and people power to organizations dedicated to the...

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To keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, we need to do a lot of things: slash transportation pollution, manage agricultural emissions, and more. But perhaps the most challenging task of all is to decarbonize buildings. The Rocky Mountain Institute notes that 1/10th of U.S. carbon emissions come from burning fossil fuels – primarily gas – for heating and cooking in homes and businesses.

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On July 7, Dwayne Lefthand, Taos Pueblo Conservation Program coordinator with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps-New Mexico, was among four expert panelists to testify during "The Restoration Economy: Examining Environmental and Economic Opportunities," a virtual forum hosted by the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.

Over the past few years extraordinary efforts have been made to enhance the health of our forests, reduce wildfire risk and protect the source waters throughout New Mexico. The Nature Conservancy of …

"Whether I'm working at Rocky Mountain Youth Corps or impersonating Elvis, I'm happy to use my involvement to help others. My life here is safe, fun and beautiful."

On average, bulls weigh 700 pounds, are 8-feet-long from nose to tail and 5 feet at the shoulder. Only male elk have antlers. Females (cows) typically weigh 500 pounds, are 6.5-feet-long from nose to tail and 4.5 feet at the shoulder.