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Science On Tap: Local Wildfire Risk

on April 11, 2018 - 1:32pm

CHAMBER News:

What is the local wildfire risk? How is Los Alamos National Laboratory preparing for the fire season?

Explore these questions with the Bradbury Science Museum and Manny L’Esperance at Science on Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 at UnQuarked, 145 Central Park Square.

According to L’Esperance, with the Lab’s Emergency Preparedness group, Los Alamos has seen the least amount of snow since the recordkeeping began back in 1906. This puts the Laboratory at extreme risk for wildfire.

BLM Announces Call For Nominations To Wild Horse And Burro Advisory Board

on April 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
BLM News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The Bureau of Land Management is issuing a call for public nominations to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.  
 
Nominations are for a term of three years and are needed to represent the following categories of interest: public interest, wild horse and burro advocacy, and veterinary medicine.

The Advisory Board advises the BLM, an agency of the Department of the Interior, and the U.S.

Weekly Fishing Report: April 11

on April 11, 2018 - 12:23pm
By GEORGE MORSE
Los Alamos Daily Post
Sports and Outdoors
 
The weather is warming up and the wind is blowing, heralding the start of spring. A post on Facebook said that they’d seen the first hummingbird of the season, so it’s time to clean up the feeders and set them out for these little buzz bombs as they migrate back up north from their wintering grounds in Mexico and Central America.
 
Fruit trees are blooming all over the Espanola Valley and along the Rio Grande. Apple trees have yet to bloom but it won’t be long.
 
It’s been one of the driest winters on record and the snow is

Daily Postcard: Moon Over Los Alamos

on April 11, 2018 - 7:51am

Daily Postcard: The scene looking east recently from Kneht Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

SFNF: Osha Fire 50 Percent Contained

on April 10, 2018 - 9:24am
SFNF News:
 
The Osha Fire in the Cow Creek/O-Shaw area on the Pecos Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest was reported to the Pecos Ranger District office at 3:55 p.m. Saturday, April 7 by a Pecos Ranger District firefighter. 
 
Resources were dispatched via ground and helicopter to the fire at an elevation of more than 8,000 feet. Forty-four personnel in a multi-agency effort are on the fire with containment now at 50 percent.
 
Smoke/Air Quality: Smoke may settle into lower elevations in the evenings in the Gallinas Canyon and areas east of the fire.

Focusing On Advanced Solar Could Mean Over 6,800 Jobs For New Mexico

on April 10, 2018 - 8:52am
 
AJP News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  With targeted investments and forward-looking policies, New Mexico could leverage its strengths in leading-edge advanced solar technologies to drive economic growth and support over 6,800 jobs annually.
 
That’s according to The New Mexico Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Advanced Solar Technology, a new report created by the American Jobs Project in partnership with the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at The University of New Mexico.
 
“New Mexico has already made significant investments to tap into the $1.4 trillion global advanced

Community Picnic & Fiber Arts At Los Luceros Sunday

on April 10, 2018 - 8:14am

PEEC News:

Pajarito Environmental Education Center, New Mexico Historic Sites and the Amigos de Los Luceros are partnering to host a community picnic and fiber arts activities at the Los Luceros Historic Site.

This event, which is the first in a series called Culture and Nature, is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 and free and open to the public.

Community members are invited to meet at Los Luceros Historic Site, off State Route 68. Bring a lunch for the picnic, which begins at noon, followed at 1 p.m. with activities including weaving with natural materials and a sheep-shearing event.

For

Daily Postcard: Trees Blossom On Rover

on April 10, 2018 - 6:53am

Daily Postcard: Small trees blossom Monday at a home on Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

PEEC: Spend Day Improving Cabra Loop Trail April 14

on April 9, 2018 - 1:23pm
Join a team of volunteers for a work day Saturday, April 14 on Cabra Loop Trail to clear over-hanging brush and improve drainage along the trail. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
Celebrate Earth Day early by helping improve one of the local trails. Join Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Santa Fe National Forest for a work day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 14 on Cabra Loop Trail. This event is free to attend, but registration is required.
 
There will be trail maintenance jobs for all ages and U.S.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Shines On Sangre De Cristos

on April 9, 2018 - 6:57am
Daily Postcard: Saturday’s sunrise looking east from Los Alamos shines on the Sangre de Cristo mountains and the Santa Fe ski slopes at right. Photo by James Gourdoux

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