User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Places :: New Mexico
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 21:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors 28.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible.
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Littleton man identified as pilot of plane that crashed in New Mexico 9.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
New Mexico State Police identified a Colorado pilot whose plane crashed last month in a wilderness after leaving Santa Fe.
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New Mexico officials searching for missing Colorado plane 29.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
New Mexico rescue officials are searching for a Colorado-based plane and its two passengers, who have been missing since Thursday.
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How to get paid to travel 21.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Looking to travel for cheap? Here are some of the best options if you want to travel free or even get paid to do it.
The desert gets a biocrust skin graft 9.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without its cover of living microorganisms, the desert is eroding.
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Rep. Xochitl Torres Small offers lessons in rural politics 20.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Democratic congresswoman won a conservative region by talking about concerns all Westerners share.
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Court throws book at BLM over fracking Chaco 3.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The agency failed to consider water use.
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Plumbing the Gila for solace and hope 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new book contemplates nature, solitude, grief and grace.
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Meandering road trip 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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A road trip through New Mexico’s atomic past 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As nuclear tourism booms in the Land of Enchantment, histories of violence are packaged, sold, and consumed.
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Tribes urge U.S. to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site 22.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site that features massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization but are facing the Trump administration’s pro-drilling stance.

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‘A dangerous game of chicken’ on drilling near Chaco Canyon 22.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Feds go back and forth on leasing culturally important lands.
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National Christmas tree went dark, some parks close as shutdown continues 25.12.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The lights were not twinkling. The toy trains were not whirring. Even the nearby bathrooms were locked.
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What national monument protections do 8.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Some say the Bears Ears shrinkage won’t change anything — they’re wrong.
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Ancestral Pueblo logging practices could save New Mexico pinelands 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Researchers look to the past to better fight fire.
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PHOTOS: Trinidad Triggers, life in independent league baseball 15.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trinidad Triggers of Trinidad, Colorado are an independent professional baseball team in the Pecos League, which is not affiliated with Major or Minor League Baseball. It’s a world away from the bright lights, fame and seven-figure bonuses of the big leagues, but the dreams here are every bit as real.
Trinidad Triggers, at the bottom rung of professional baseball, epitomize the grit of a small town and its team 15.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
For $50 a week, Trinidad Triggers players occupy professional baseball’s lowest level: the Pecos League. It’s a world away from the bright lights, fame and seven-figure bonuses of the big leagues, but the dreams here are every bit as real.
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Laser-equipped helicopter zaps its first target, to defense contractor’s delight 27.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
During World War II, when British Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously said, “we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air,” he probably had no idea that his allies on the other side of the Atlantic would one day be mounting high-powered lasers onto attack helicopters and frying targets in the blink of an eye. But the U.S. military and a leading defense contractor have apparently pulled off such a feat. On Monday, Raytheon said that it had bolted a laser to a U.S. ...
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Bears Ears critics' numbers are misleading: A look at early monument sizes 30.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Bears Ears National Monument critics routinely point to the sprawling reach of President Barack Obama’s proclamation, taking in the swath of canyon country from the San Juan River north to Indian Creek, as the monument’s chief defect. Utah’s legislative leaders and members of Congress say the 1.3 million-acre designation and the 1.7 million acres set aside by President Bill Clinton for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument are definitive evidence that the presidents “abused” the Antiquitie...
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Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch willing to limit environmental groups in land cases 6.3.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has shown a willingness to limit the participation of environmental groups in lawsuits involving public lands, writing in one case that allowing conservationists to intervene could complicate and slow down the judicial process, according to an Associated Press review of his rulings as a federal appeals court judge.
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