- Upper Tijeras Creek Watershed-Based Plan
- Fall Green Waste Event at East Mountain Transfer Station
- 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, invasive - 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.
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:
- EPA releases Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool
- EPA has announced the release of their Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST v1) for public distribution. Here is the link to the theoretical background documentation: http://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_record_report.cfm?dirEntryId=261780
- and to the user's guide with case studies (and the tool itself): http://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_record_report.cfm?dirEntryId=262280
- WMOST provides communities with the ability to assess the utility of green infrastructure practices as part of a larger Integrated Water Resources Management strategy.
- American Red Cross announces a fire preparedness for smart phones