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  • Ciudad SWCD and partners win Urban Agricultural Conservation grant

    Ciudad SWCD and local partners have been awarded an Urban Agricultural Conservation grant from the National Association of Conservation districts! The grant funds will enable the project partners to continue and expand the Bernalillo County Grow the Growers program for another year. To view the official announcement, click here. To view the grant application, 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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