Little Big Year – Week 36: Southern New Mexico hotspots.

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Not so with our visit to Bosque de Apache NWR in southern New Mexico. What a stop it turned out to be, as I got two new Lifers in a matter of minutes. Despite the backlit picture, here is the new Crissal Thrasher.

Ecotourism in New Mexico-Where Culture and Nature Converge

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New Mexico is a place of converging cultures, a state where ranch lands border Native American reservations; where filmmakers, skiers, and artists flock; where Hispanics and descendants of Spanish conquistadors live together, along with 19 sovereign Native American nations.

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What is the State Bird of New Mexico?

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In fact, they are central to many Mexican and Native American spiritual beliefs, and have been named the state bird of New Mexico. Birds New Mexico Roadrunner state birdI saw my first real Greater Roadrunner on a cold winter day in the Southwest. Walking along a dirt track next to a prairie, my friend and I were on the look-out for different sparrow species when a large bird suddenly darted into the clearing.

New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power - Compass

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Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air, Lives Saved » New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power. Recently the New Mexico Public Regulatory Commission chose to continue the state’s leadership on clean energy investments when it approved a measure on solar power : The Public Regulation Commission (last month) approved a new way.for utilities to calculate renewable energy costs but kept the current price caps that limit the impact on consumers. Compass.

The Juniper Titmouse Nesting Project

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In fact, they have risen to become the most active Nest Watching group in New Mexico (regardless of species), contributing 77% of the state’s data in 2018.”. Conservation Aldea Bird Group Cornell Lab of Ornithology Juniper Titmouse New Mexico titmouse

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Rainbows, Roses & Searching for Love.

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Mikal Deese: Dead Bird Flies Again For Love

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This guest blog was written by Mikal Deese, Wildlife Educator, Rehabilitator, and founder of On A Wing And A Prayer in Corrales, New Mexico. We put her back in the mews to try out her new wing. Birds Great Horned Owl Mikal Deese New Mexico wildlife On A Wing and a Prayer wildlife rehabilitator

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Fiery Garlic Tofu Recipe. ~ Molly Patrick

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I grew up in a teepee on a bunch of land in the middle of nowhere New Mexico (I’m not lying a teepee!). Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food cooking New Mexico recipe tofu vegan I had no running water, no electricity and no plumbing for the first part of my life. I was a teenager when we got our first TV and it was (I kid you not) a black and white seven-inch screen.

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Cool Green Scientist: Anne Bradley

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The view from Anne Bradley’s favorite hike at Tsankawi in Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Anne Bradley is The Nature Conservancy’s forest conservation program director in New Mexico. Is there a “graceful” transition we can facilitate to a new norm? New Mexico wouldn’t be such a rich place without those deep roots. Interview by Darci Palmquist, senior science writer.

Prepare to be Delighted: The Albuquerque Balloon Festival 2013.

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Inspiring (Wow) albuquerque balloon festival flight hot air balloons New Mexico timelapse There''s nothing better than a truckload of people (in this case, upwards of 800,000!), getting together for an entire week, to celebrate and participate in something that brings them nothing but pleasure.

The Orphan: A Sacred Place. ~ Caroline Treadway

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Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) culture desert futility healing Native American Navajo New Mexico rocks and sand Sacred sacred places wisdom When I find him, he’s standing next to two large, conical holes in a wide, flat rock. The depressions are about two feet wide, three feet deep and appear to be fashioned by giants.

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Autumn Movement. ~ Kiersten Figurski

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Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Yoga autumn beauty fall fragile golden New Mexico poem Sandburg seeds temporary "I cried over beautiful things knowing no beautiful thing lasts.".

10 Amazing Fall Foliage Photos

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9) Aspen woodlands showing fall color in the Coniferous Forest Zone of the Santa Fe National Forest in New Mexico. Photography The Nature Conservancy United States aspen trees autumn leaves autumn photo bear rocks fall foliage fall foliage image fall foliage photo fall leaves fall photo fall trees Georgia grand teton maple trees nature image nature photographer nature photography nature picture New Mexico photography West Virginia Fall is a season for color lovers.

4 Tips to Motivate Your Home Yoga Practice. ~ Christine Stump

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Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga Yoga Practice Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today ashtanga Badlands bridge coffee corpse pose home practice mountain pose New Mexico tea vodkaAre you starting your yoga practice—or maybe starting again? Keep it simple. Just do it” might work for gym routines, but won’t cut it on the mat. Your yoga practice isn’t some transient, target based routine you shoehorn into your schedule.

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A Little Rain Must Fall.

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How I Became Best Friends with Georgia O’Keeffe. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

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Farm-to-Table Restaurants in the Southwest

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Food and Cuisine Green Business Green Lifestyle Organic Arizona California farm-to-table food farm-to-table restaurants Nevada new mexico organic farming southwestStop at some of these farm-to-table restaurants in the Southwest on your next drive through, and savor the terroir while you help to support a more resilient and sustainable food system. The post Farm-to-Table Restaurants in the Southwest appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

The Green Buzz: Friday, November 1

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New Mexico’s “kid cages” — necessary for protection against wolves or just a publicity stunt? Animals Oceans & Coasts The Green Buzz Antarctica daily news green news malayan tiger manatee marine reserve Mongabay nat geo National Geographic New Mexico Pacific Ocean science world report The Huffington Post tiger Treehuger wolves

The Green Buzz: Thursday, May 2

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Climate Change Conservation Issues Environmental News Environmental Science Green Living International North America Science Sustainable Livelihoods The Green Buzz The Nature Conservancy United States ban on drilling ban on fracking Bloomberg drilling drought exxon pipelines Farm Bill fracking Grist Huffington Post importing trash Missouri New Mexico Norway npr oslo pegasus rhino poaching South Africa Treehugger The green news this morning has me wanting to move to Norway. Say what?

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The Green Buzz: Monday, January 27

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First case of its kind : Courts will determine whether or not, by repealing greenhouse gas regulations, the state of New Mexico has violated its public trust duty to protect the state’s atmosphere. ( Los Angeles Times ). A new four-episode Hulu sitcom produced by Chipotle, “Farmed and Dangerous,” will seek to educate consumers about factory farming using satire.

For America’s Birthday, Take Your Party to a Park

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I could hardly be prouder of the thoughtful young woman my daughter has become, yet I felt a new surge of satisfaction at her choice. My own children spent their early years in New Mexico. Nestled between the first day of summer and Independence Day is another important date for my family: my daughter Katie’s birthday. When I’d asked how she wanted to celebrate turning 20 this year, Katie requested two things. First, brunch.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, July 23

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What SeaWorld thinks of the new “Blackfish” documentary. ( Animals Birds Climate Change Environmental News Global Warming The Green Buzz daily news dolphins environmental news green news Huffington Post Green iberian lynx nat geo National Geographic New Mexico NY Times orca rufous-necked wood-rail seaworld smithsonian Today’s Green Buzz makes us want to reach out and hug an animal. To save the Iberian Lynx , we must address climate change.

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Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Conservancy Talk

Best Picnic-Inspired Challenge: Santa Fe, New Mexico. Fifteen New Mexico artists accepted the challenge and created wildly imaginative art (that’s a picnic basket under the fairy dress!). Most Inspirational Picnic: New York City. New Yorkers shared their pledges for Earth at the Green Festival in NYC. A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration. From Washington, D.C.

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Military Plans Huge Solar Undertaking - Compass

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SolarCity and Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC announced earlier this week plans to hook up 4,700 military homes with solar at Fort Bliss, Texas, and the adjacent White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in New Mexico. Compass. « Canadian Clean Energy Initiative Under Attack | Main. Ohios Next Big Decision -- A Clean or Dirty Energy Future? » Military Plans Huge Solar Undertaking.

PhD programs in US economics departments with fields in environmental economics

Environmental Economics

University of New Mexico. I was recently advising an economics student about PhD programs in US economics departments (straight econ, not agricultural or other departments) with fields in environmental economics. I excluded ag econ because of the more limited teaching opportunities at the non-RI university (other than East Carolina University and Appalachian State University, who would hire an aggie in an economics department?):

Some of America?s Avian Treasures

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In autumn and winter, they descend these high ridges to avoid the worst of the high winds and blowing snow – sometimes to feeders such as Sandia Crest in New Mexico, where there is a long ongoing study on these fascinatingly tough songbirds. New Mexico Nature & Culture. These colorful songbirds occur in two populations, a western one which winters in Mexico and Central America and an eastern one which winters in South Florida and Cuba.

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I can't wait for ESPN to begin covering this 24/7

Environmental Economics

Bracketology plus: Eight teams competing in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament—Colorado State, Connecticut, Mississippi Valley State, New Mexico State, Norfolk State, St. Bonaventure, Southern Mississippi, and Ohio Universities—have academic-progress rates below 925, according to a report released today by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport.

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Protected Habitat Proposed to Bring Back American Jaguars

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Land in Arizona and New Mexico proposed as critical habitat to ensure the survival of the jaguar in America. Read More The post Protected Habitat Proposed to Bring Back American Jaguars appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Where is the congressional outcry over price suppression (or whatever the opposite of price gouging is)?

Environmental Economics

Another ten states -- Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas and Virginia -- also have gas for less than $2. Data from price tracker GasBuddy.com shows that three states -- Oklahoma, Louisiana and Ohio -- have at least one station each selling regular gas for less than $1.90 a gallon. Cheap gas is most frequently found at stations in Oklahoma, which was the first state to break the $2 a gallon mark on Dec.

Arizona Wildfire Biggest in State History?

Wend Magazine

The wildfire blazing in eastern Arizona’s Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is burning more acres of land than any other fire in the state’s history, though some of that area is in New Mexico, where it skipped along treetops, threatening the small working-class community of Luna. That said, several other fires are burning in Arizona, and one on the other side of New Mexico, near the Colorado border, that started on Sunday.

Why College can be Anything But the Best 4 Years of our Lives.

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The trauma of leaving my family, friends, and old life behind in sunny New Mexico had enveloped me in cloudy misery. Initially, I felt I lost more than I gained. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Adventure Apprentice Thesis Arts Blog Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Right Livelihood after college after high school after university calling career elephant magazine get through college painful college experience passion post secondary right livelihood school

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You Missed the Best Bit of Television Today.

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Deb Haaland of New Mexico, who, along with Rep. My favorite moment of today, was watching newly elected Rep. Sharice Davids, are the first indigenous women elected to Congress, share a sticker covered water bottle with her (I’m guessing) grandchildren. Eleditor Articles Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood 2019 alexandria ocasio-cortez congress CSPAN dialogue family For Children government politicians politics representatives

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Best Photobomb By A Bird Ever!

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Matt Daw just had the find of a lifetime at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. He was busy filming a Least Bittern , a pretty good bird to get video of to begin with, when, well, watch the video! That Rufous-necked Wood-Rail is a first in the ABA Area and it is way, way, way, out of place. It isn’t featured in a single one of the many North American field guides. For more on the bird check out the ABA Blog. Congratulations, Matt Daw!

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Rio Grande Del Norte NCA

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In northern New Mexico, the river follows a deep gorge formed by the separation of the earth’s curst. For the past 30 years, concerned citizens and lawmakers have been working to create the Rio Grand Del Norte National Conservation Area along New Mexico’s northern border.

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All Goals in Life Are Problematic?—?Except One

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In the 1940s, in the New Mexico Desert, Feynman was bored while working on the Manhattan project that would birth the atomic bomb. The late physicist Richard Feynman famously won a Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. But here’s something most people don’t know about him: He was also a world-class safecracker. Naturally, […].

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Attorney: Facebook power deal could be “sea change” for renewables

Green (Living) Review

Throne was retained by Facebook to guide the social media giant through negotiations with Public Service Company of New Mexico and the state’s regulatory process, though he told his audience at the Santa Fe Public Library’s Southside branch that he was making his presentation as a private attorney and not on Facebook’s behalf. Those special rates could in turn attract new businesses to the state and add new solar and wind facilities to the power grid.

Largest Volcano on Earth Discovered Deep Under the Pacfic

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Nearly the size of the state of New Mexico, scientists have discovered one of the largest volcanoes in the solar system right here on Earth. Known as Tamu Massif, the Read More The post Largest Volcano on Earth Discovered Deep Under the Pacfic appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science Top News

Straw Bale Home: Completely off grid and self sufficient

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Living in the wild desert, where temperatures vary between extremes is a challenging task, and to uniquely suit the circumstances, Edge Architects from Taos, New Mexico, has designed a high desert home that will make living in the desert not only more convenient, but also greener. All thanks to firms like Edge Architects, who are upbeat about giving new dimensions to sustainable living. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account?

Minimalism – Are we Being Shamed Into it?

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Moving from New Mexico to Washington to go to university was not quite the experience I had imagined it to be. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality“There’s so much stuff it weighs the car down!” “Why Why would you bring that with you to college?” “I I didn’t bring that much stuff with me to college!”

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What it takes to Get Through & Recover from a Painful College Experience.

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The trauma of leaving my family, friends, and old life behind in sunny New Mexico had enveloped me in cloudy misery. Initially, I felt I lost more than I gained. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Adventure Apprentice Thesis Arts Blog Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Right Livelihood after college after high school after university calling career get through college painful college experience passion post secondary right livelihood school

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Val Kilmer’s Former River Ranch Receiving a Conservation Makeover

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When Val Kilmer’s 6,000 acre eco-ranch in New Mexico was sold to a Texas oil executive last year, there were some concerns over the fate of the property. Those worries Read More The post Val Kilmer’s Former River Ranch Receiving a Conservation Makeover appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Pop Culture Top News

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