News

  • Ciudad SWCD issues a Request for Proposals for East Mountain Forest Health thinning contractors
           CSWCD needs contractors to fulfill landowner cost-share thinning projects in the East Mountain Communities within the District boundaries for the East Mountain Forest Health Program.  The RFP can                 be found here.                  
  • Upcoming Wildfire Preparedness Workshops for East Mountain Residents 
          With support from New Mexico Counties CSWCD will provide two informational workshops for East Mountain residents on February 23rd and March 9th.   These workshops will                bring in expertise from NM Forestry, National Weather Service, Wildfire Network, Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe Fire and Rescue and partners in forest conservation such as             Quivira Coalition and Forest Guild to provide information about healthy forest ecosystems.  Additionally, there will be other community resources to help residents with                         defensible space cost-share programs.  Find out more here
  • Ciudad SWCD issues Request for Proposals to develop Upper Tijeras Watershed Plan (1/1/2019)

    Ciudad SWCD, in partnership with Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque, have issued a Request for Proposals to develop a Watershed-Based Plan for the Upper Tijeras Creek Watershed. Proposals from qualified applicants are due January 31, 2019.  To view and download the RFP, click here.

  • New native plants educational resource published

    The Institute for Applied Ecology has published a new curriculum for educating students in grades 9-12 about native (and non-native) plants in New Mexico. 

    This native plant curriculum is structured on the ecoregions of New Mexico and covers botany, community ecology, ethnobotany, invasives - so much! The New Mexico Native Plant Society supported this resource, "From Ponderosa to Prickly Pear: Exploring the Native Plants of New Mexico", and you can download the document here.

            

  • American Red Cross announces a fire preparedness for smart phones      

        The Wildfire App gives you important information in the palm of your hand:

    • Preloaded content gives users instant access to information on what to do before, during and after wildfires – even without mobile connectivity 
    • The latest updates from local, state and federal fire agencies in the “Wildfire News” section
    • Red Cross emergency shelter locator for when you need help
    • One-touch “I’m Safe” button that instantly posts a message to your social networks, notifying friends and family that you’re out of harm’s way, and more.

        You may download the app by visiting their website:
        http://american.redcross.org/site/MessageViewer?dlv_id=23594&em_id=20131.0
      


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