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Dine Like A Black Bear At Nature Center Friday

on August 20, 2018 - 3:35pm

Bear Buffet menu inspired by a black bear’s diet features salmon catered by Pig + Fig, stuffed mushrooms, salads, a variety of desserts and much more, 6 p.m. Friday at the nature center. Courtesy/PEEC

 

PEEC News:

 

Enjoy a meal fit for a black bear Friday at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

 

The Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation and Pajarito Environmental Education Center are hosting the second annual bear buffet as a part of Bear Week. The dinner is 6-8 p.m. and tickets are $40 for PEEC members and $50 for non-members. Only a few tickets remain, so reserve a seat soon at

Strem And UbiQD Of Los Alamos Sign Distribution Agreement For Cadmium-Free Quantum Dots

on August 20, 2018 - 12:12pm

An example of UbiQD's innovative quantum dot (QD) technology. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

STREM CHEMICALS, INC. News:

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – UbiQD, Inc., a nanotechnology company in Los Alamos, has signed an agreement with Strem Chemicals, Inc. to allow distribution of their innovative quantum dot (QD) technology.

Strem, a manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals for research and development, will now offer six new products in collaboration with UbiQD.

A Day Of Hiking For Buddhist Women Aug. 24

on August 20, 2018 - 5:34am

Daily Postcard: Strolling Toward Los Alamos Reservoir

on August 20, 2018 - 5:28am
Daily Postcard: Two sisters are out walking their dog recently to the Los Alamos Reservoir. Courtesy photo

Rocky Mountain National Park ... Worth Every Mile

on August 19, 2018 - 8:35pm

Mills Lake at the top of a trail in Rocky Mountain National Park. Photo by Connor Hoch/ladailypost.com

A waterfall on the way to Mills Lake. Photo by Connor Hoch/ladailypost.com

 

By CONNOR HOCH
Los Alamos Daily Post
Summer Intern
 
Rocky Mountain National Park located, near Estes Park, Colo., is a great opportunity to lose yourself within the trees and the great paths that you can trek on.
 
You may encounter lots of people but they are taking in the same things as you. The park is great for everyone, people who love to hike and people who don’t.

New Mexico Department Of Game And Fish Seeking Next Generation Of Conservation Officers

on August 19, 2018 - 6:49am
NMGF News:
 
SANTA FE The Department of Game and Fish is seeking qualified men and women to join the next generation of conservation officers, who protect and conserve New Mexico’s wildlife.
 
The department is currently accepting applications for conservation officer trainees with a starting pay of $17.03 an hour. Applications for this position will be accepted until Oct. 8, 2018. Physical assessments and interviews will take place Nov. 3-4, 2018 in Santa Fe. Candidates who advance past the interviews may be required to stay in Santa Fe until Nov. 8 for further testing.
 
Prior law

Tourism Department Unveils New Mexico True Thirty ... Interactive List Of 30 Must-See Attractions

on August 19, 2018 - 5:55am
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NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Tourism Department unveiled Friday the New Mexico True Thirty. The interactive list of 30 must-see attractions is targeted to New Mexico residents and includes notable state and national parks, manmade landmarks, off-the-beaten-path treasures and cultural sites.
 
As the fifth-largest state in the nation, it’s easy to live in New Mexico and never visit all of the can’t-miss attractions found within the state’s borders. New Mexicans can start their journey by taking the New Mexico True Thirty quiz at NewMexico.org, checking off each

Daily Postcard: Feeding Time For Young Swallows

on August 19, 2018 - 5:51am

Daily Postcard: It is feeding time for these three young barn swallows sitting on a rain gutter Friday in White Rock as mom/dad flies up with food. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

August Kicks Off Art Celebration At Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder

on August 18, 2018 - 10:15pm
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Courtesy photo
 
HSFBT News:
 
SANTA FE Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder celebrates art year-round, but with beautiful weather and majestic sunsets, August marks the launch of an exclusive roster of resort events and activities that celebrate Santa Fe’s Native artists and deep-rooted culture.
 
From live painting classes and Pojoaque youth hoop dances to Poeh art showcases and a $2 million art collection, there’s no shortage of inspirational activities available to resort guests and locals.
 
Each Thursday in August and September, the spectacular Red Sage patio

Ag Dept. Proposes New Solutions To Protect Forests

on August 18, 2018 - 6:01am
USDA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators announced a new strategy for improving wildfire management across the nation’s forestlands Thursday.
 
Statement from Defenders of Wildlife’s Director of Federal Lands Pete Nelson:
 
“We are facing unprecedented challenges in wildfire management, and there are no silver bullets.

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