Hidden Realities of New Water Opportunities, the 62nd Annual New Mexico Water Conference, will be held August 15-16, 2017, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM. More info here.
Soil Health and Grazing Management Workshop to be held July 13-14, 2017, Springer, NM. Workshop will feature grazing management expert Ian Mitchell-Innes, soil health specialist Ray Archuleta, and animal health and mineral educator Mark Bader. Register by July 6. More info here.
Public hearings on NM pasteurized milk and organic agriculture rules to be held by New Mexico Department of Agriculture in four locations across the state to discuss the adoption and amendment of two rules (21.15.1 NMAC “Organic Agriculture” and 21.34.3 NMAC “Pasteurized Milk Ordinance”). Meetings will be held July 5, 6 and 7, 2017 in Las Cruces, Portales, Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Meeting details and proposed rule amendments are here.
The NM Water Resources Research Institute 2nd Annual Conference on Environmental Conditions of the Animas and San Juan Watersheds will be held June 20-22, 2017 at San Juan College in Farmington. It will include talks from the region’s leading experts on the impact of environmental catastrophes on our communities and an all-day educational tour of the Animas and San Juan watersheds. More information is here.
Orlando Lucero elected to Coronado SWCD Board
The official results of the election for Coronado SWCD Board Supervisor Position 4, which was held May 2, 2017, are as follows:
Orlando Lucero 174 votes
Richard Reif 140 votes
We look forward to working with Orlando when his term starts on July 1, 2017 and appreciate both candidates' interest in the soil and water conservation issues that affect our local lands and communities.
The 2017 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference will be held February 17-18, Marriott Hotel, Albuquerque. Registration and event details are here or visit the conference Facebook page.
"Conservation is a state of harmony
between men and land."
--Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac