Archive | January, 2013

Prarie Dog Management

Originally, prairie dogs thrived only in places overgrazed by native animals. Populations expanded as European settlers arrived. As buffalo numbers dwindled due to overhunting and before the range was stocked with domestic livestock, prairie dog populations started to decline. Over the years, rangelands were fenced, ponds constructed, and large areas plowed. Remaining rangelands were overgrazed, […]

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Prarie Dog Plague Human Health Hazard

Plague is a health risk for individuals involved in prairie dog contact. Although a few cases of human plague occur in the western United States each year, there have not been any recent cases of humans contracting plague in New Mexico.  

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Angel Fire Pedestrian Unfriendly

As a part time resident and avid pedestrian of Angel Fire I feel it is my responsibility to alert the bureaucracy, residents, and businesspeople of Angel Fire about the challenges and problems that face this truly special community of ours.  

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

CAPITAN/NORTHERN SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS/ESTANCIA VALLEY-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CONCHAS LAKE/GUADALUPE COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF CHAVES COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH PLAINS/HONDO VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS INCLUDING JEMEZ-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/UPPER GILA REGION-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-518 AM MST FRI DEC […]

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Price of Propane, When will AF Residents see Relief

The Santa Fe New Mexican ran an article by Bob Quick 11/17/08 titled:'Cheaper gas, propane bring relief to struggling households' An excerpt from the article reads: “The price of propane, which closely tracks the price of crude oil, also is down this heating season, falling from $2.69 per gallon to $2.24 per gallon in the […]

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NEW MEXICO WELCOMES LONGEST WALK 2

Crownpoint, NM – More than 150 walkers on the Longest Walk 2 arrive in Crownpoint today after spending two days at Chaco Rio. The Longest Walk 2, which began February 11th on Alcatraz Island, is crossing the U.S. to call attention to Native American rights and the urgent need for environmental protection. It marks the […]

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