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UNM-Taos students sample water from the Rio Fernando de Taos watershed as part of a project for Amigos Bravos & Water Sentinels

It’s Water-Monitoring Season: You Can Help!

by Eric Patterson- Adapted from Rio Grande Sierran Water Sentinels—Rios de Taos will start the 2018 water-monitoring  season with a training session and first monitoring shortly after Memorial Day, a second in early July and a third in early September.  Each requires a morning’s effort and is usually finished by noon.  If you are interested […]

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The Taos Lilac Festival is blooming in Taos, NM!

Come Celebrate the Heritage of Lilacs! The Grand Festival Weekend, May 18-20, 2018 will include a pet parade and costume contest; live entertainment; children’s carousel; food and crafts vendor and many family friendly activities. Lilacs flourish abundantly in Taos and peak the last two weeks of May. There will also be an air expo, Taos Lilac […]

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Field Trip to Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge

Time to get outside and enjoy nature! This field trip on Saturday, May 19th will focus on breeding & late-migrant birds at Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge—a restricted access NWR site managed in conjunction with the Denver Zoo Foundation. We will be exploring breeding birds in Riparian, Grassland, Ponderosa forest and Pinõn-Juniper woodland ecosystems – […]

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Easter Pilgrimage for Jesus

Easter weekend draws nearly 40,000 people walking a holy pilgrimage to the El Santuario de Chimayo  church in northern New Mexico, just outside the town of Espanola. A pilgrimage is a journey of the body and soul. Regardless of religion, it is an effort to become closer to God. A pilgrimage is sometimes undertaken to […]

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RVing In Southeast New Mexico- Part 4

This part of New Mexico doesn’t have any hot springs, but it does have Carlsbad Caverns! High ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, flowering cactus and desert wildlife – treasures above the ground in the Chihuahuan Desert. Hidden beneath the surface are more than 119 caves – formed when sulfuric acid dissolved limestone leaving behind […]

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