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On weekends along the Río Grande in the Orilla Verde stretch of Río Grande del Norte National Monument north of Pilar, nearly every pullout is occupied by folks fishing. Some may have a chance to catch and release the elusive Río Grande cutthroat trout. more
One month ago, Jean Stevens, the director of the annual Taos Environmental Film Festival, canceled the film screenings to be held at the Taos Community Auditorium in response to the state emergency quarantine order for the coronavirus pandemic. Fast forward to Earth Day, April 22, thanks to the determined efforts of Society of the Muse of the Southwest, director Jan Smith and a stunning roster of local actors, poets, musicians and activists, a different, uniquely Taos community-inspired online gathering of artists will speak to these times. All the proceeds from online donations will go to Holy Cross Hospital to provide personal protective equipment for the staff. more
Earth Day Live has released the lineup for its three-day live streaming event online. Political and cultural leaders from all over will participate in the event, which is being hosted from April 22-24 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. more
The Phoenix is a fantastical castle complete with turrets and towers, rising above the sage-covered desert landscape. Full of whimsy, warmth, color and texture, this earthship shows that sustainability can co-exist with luxury and comfort. more
"The first year, we had 98 posters," said Taos Tree Board chair and certified arborist Paul Bryan Jones. "This year, there were 200 students involved." more
In December 2019, Taos architect Mike Reynolds made a rare appearance in a local emergency room and learned his days on the planet are numbered. more
In February, Taos Ski Valley hosted the 2020 B Climate Leadership Summit. We were thrilled that this important event drew 70 attendees representing businesses from around the world who make up the B Corp Climate Collective, a group of Certified B Corporations working together to take action on the climate emergency. more
Could a proposed overhaul of the federal environmental review process affect public input on land and water projects here in Taos County? With more than 55 percent of land ownership in the county in the hands of federal agencies, local answers range from “profound” effects to “they’re just proposals.” more
Strap on a pair of snowshoes and stride through the forest with one of the knowledgeable Forest Service staff who will talk about flora, fauna, history and ecology of the area. Open to all ages, the Snowshoe with a Biologist program is "an interactive way to connect you with Forest Service employees who have a keen interest in natural resource education," according to a press release from the agency. more
Today, Thursday (March 5) at 7 p.m., the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, in partnership with the Art and Ecology program at the University of New Mexico, will host a roundtable on "rural environmentalisms." The event is free to the public. more
In view of the onerous climate threat and the myriad examples of its devastating effects all over the world, it seems it would surely be in Taos’ best interest to seriously consider amending land-use requirements in Taos County and the town of Taos. more
What does it look like as snow, ice, hurricanes, wildfire and drought move across Earth? more
Miranda Canyon will be temporarily closed to motorized vehicles from March 1 to May 1 this year under a short-term plan to help protect the popular recreation area south of Taos. more
After years of planning and days of travel, a team of scientists and technicians from Los Alamos National Laboratory at last have made it to the top of the world, that snow desert known as the Arctic. more
Members of the Taos Tree Board are gearing up for spring as they ready the community for their annual Arbor Day festival. more
New Mexico Sen. Mimi Stewart's bill to reinstate the solar tax credit in New Mexico passed the Senate Corporations and Transportation committee on Monday (Jan. 27) by a vote of 7-2. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has listed this legislation as one of her priorities in this session. more
After months of debate, the Taos Regional Landfill Board elected to take over operations at the town of Taos Recycle Center at 201 Bertha Street. The town had been requesting financial assistance for the center’s operations due to the rising costs of recycling and declining revenues. Now, the future of recycling at the center has some folks questioning the next move. more
It takes a large photograph to bring the issues talked about by artist, scholar and activist Subhankar Banerjee to light. Banerjee's images, which dominate the Harwood Museum's Mandelman-Ribak Gallery, are on view now through April 26. more
A New Mexico climate activist with Navajo roots plans to challenge state House Speaker Brian Egolf for his seat in 2020, her campaign said Tuesday. more
After more than three years, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the environmental impact of the Abeyta Water Rights Settlement. more
On Sept. 2 a lightning-caused fire was discovered on the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest between the Amole Group Shelter and Forest Road 442. The Amole fire is approximately … more
For the third time, the El Prado Water and Sanitation District has mailed out ballots for their users to vote on continuing an existing one-fourth of 1 percent (.25) … more
For the past 17 years, Laura Paskus has worked as an environmental journalist. Her job is to pay attention to water, forests, climate change and energy issues in New Mexico. She is … more
On Monday (April 22), celebrate Earth Day in Questa with a volunteer work day to install a new irrigation system for trees and landscaping ... more
Entering its fifth year, the Taos Environmental Film Festival, taking place Thursday through Monday (April 18-22), will showcase 22 award-winning films running the Earth’s gamut from ... more
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