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  • Ciudad SWCD Board of Supervisors elections will be held in November
    The Ciudad Soil & Water Conservation District will be holding Supervisor Elections November 5, 2019. 
    Supervisor Positions will be listed on the general election ballot. 
    The positions are as follows: 
    Position 1: Must be landowners, registered to vote in the county that lies within the district and they have to live within the district boundaries. 
    Position 2: Must be landowners, registered to vote in the county that lies within the district and they have to live within the district boundaries. 
    Position 5: Does not have to be a landowner, but they do have to reside within the district boundary and be a registered voter in the county within the district.
     
    For further information, please visit the NMDA website, under the References for SWCDs tab; view the 2019 Soil and Water Conservation Districts Act; and read the 2019 Local Elections Guidebook by the NM Secretary of State. 
  • 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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