News

  • 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:

http://american.redcross.org/site/MessageViewer?dlv_id=23594&em_id=20131.0

    • American Red Cross announces a fire preparedness for smart phones