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Journey Santa Fe: How Citizen Science Leads to Environmental Activism, with Sharman Apt Russell

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

August 28, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

With Professor SHARMAN APT RUSSELL, Nature and Science Writer at Western New Mexico University, and the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance Journey Hosts: Bill Dupuy and Alan Webber

Russell will be speaking on the emerging role of More >

Celebrate New Mexico’s Harvest with the Río Grande Agricultural Land Trust

 

 

Albuquerque’s Premiere Farm to Fork Event

 

Albuquerque, New Mexico (August 15, 2016) –The Río Grande Agricultural Land Trust (RGALT) invites you to join us in celebrating New Mexico’s abundant harvest at our annual fundraiser event, the 2016 Harvest Dinner, on Sunday, September 11th at the historic Gutiérrez Hubbell House in the South Valley from 4 p.m. to starlight.

 

Enjoy a sumptuous feast of local foods and libations prepared by Albuquerque’s finest chefs – Chef Chris Pope of Zinc, Chef Myles Lucero of Seasons, and Chef Frans Dinkelmann. A lively auction showcasing a variety of local goods will spice up the evening.

 

The Río Grande Agricultural Land Trust’s (RGALT) More >

Governor Activates State Emergency Operations Center, Preparation for Potential Flooding Statewide

Santa Fe, NM — Gov. Susana Martinez today directed the activation of New Mexico Emergency Operations Center to assist in the coordinated response to flooding across the state, including Rio Arriba, Sierra, Doña Ana, and Eddy counties. These counties, including other areas of the state, have been hit with heavy rain, which is expected to continue throughout the week. “As monsoon season continues to bring heavy rains and flooding throughout the state, I’ve activated the Emergency Operations Center to monitor the situation and assist in response as needed,”  Martinez said. “Our emergency response professionals will continue to communicate and work More >

NMSU to host demonstration of solar panels for range wells

ACOMA PUEBLO—– Instead of having to repair the old windmills out on the range, would you like to learn about using solar panels to operate remote wells?

New Mexico State University’s Northern New Mexico Outreach Project is hosting a solar panel field demonstration Friday, Aug. 26, on the Acoma Pueblo reservation. The free workshop will be from 9 a.m. to noon.

Mike Lisk of Remote Wells Solutions will conduct the demonstration. Richard Montoya of the Natural Resources Conservation Service will also present updates on programs.

To participate, meet at the Acoma Pueblo Natural Resource Department office parking lot at 9 a.m. Participants will More >

Journey Santa Fe: Santa Fe City Council Member Joe Maestas On Restoring Trust and Confidence in Government

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

August 21, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

Santa Fe City Council Member JOE MAESTAS: On Restoring Trust and Confidence in Government Journey Host: Alan Webber

Councilor Maestas is the former Mayor of Española and also served as president of Hispanic Elected Officials. Former More >

NMSU to host chile field day at Los Lunas agricultural science center on Aug. 30

LOS LUNAS – Raising New Mexico chile peppers is big business in the southern region of the state. In the middle Rio Grande Valley, it’s a labor of love.

   
  New Mexico State University graduate student Chuck Havlik watches the mechanized chile harvester run on one of his research plots. The machine will be demonstrated during the Chile Field Day at NMSU’s Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Field day activities begin at 9 a.m. (NMSU photo by Jane Moorman)  

Commercial growers and gardeners alike strive to raise their favorite varieties – the ones with just the right More >

NASA says methane “hot spot” in NM linked directly to gas and coal

Study says 250 polluters are responsible for half of the emissions causing the “hot spot” SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO (Aug. 15, 2016) — NASA released a new study today examining what caused a methane “hot spot” to form in New Mexico. This new study of methane emissions generated by the oil and gas industry in the state’s San Juan Basin is a major step forward in understanding the causes of New Mexico’s methane “hot spot,” according to the Western Environmental Law Center (www.westernlaw.org). It follows up on a 2014 satellite-based study that initially found the “hot spot,” and sought to identify its specific More >

Journey Santa Fe: Ray Powell on ‘Our Land, Our Legacy’

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

August 14, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

Former NM Land Commissioner RAY POWELL on “Our Land, Our Legacy – Keep Your Hands Off Our Public Lands – Protecting and Preserving Our American Legacy of Public Lands Journey Hosts: Bill Dupuy and Alan More >

JourneySantaFe: A Conversation On The State of Law Enforcement

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

August 7, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

A Conversation On The State of Law Enforcement With Santa Fe’s NEW POLICE CHIEF, Brooklyn-Born PAT GALLAGHER Journey Hosts: Bill Dupuy & Alan Webber

Gallagher previously served as the City’s Training & Development Specialist, and has More >

Sustainability event tonight at ECO, Santa Fe’s New Sustainability High School

Discover Community at ECO, Santa Fe’s New Sustainability High School Thursday, August 4, from 6-8:30 pm ECO High School, West Zia Road at Vo Tech Rd (half mile from St Francis turnoff on right, 2ndentrance in black mental picket fence) Santa Fe

SFSEA and the local sustainability community will be out in full force at this introductory event for ECO, a public high school concentrating on sustainable trades and practices. At ECO, students will be working toward their high school diplomas and will also be earning college credits. At the August 4th event, Dana Richards, School Leader, will speak about ECO’s More >

Tibetan Buddhist monks to construct Mandala Sand Painting in Santa Fe

Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting Wednesday, Aug.10 to Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe during the museum’s open hours (10:00am – 5:00pm).

From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with colored sand ranks as one of the most unique and exquisite. Millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid into place on a flat platform over a period of days or weeks to form the image of a mandala. To date the monks have created mandala sand paintings in more than 100 More >

Upstart Crows of Santa Fe present Shakespeare’s King Henry IV, Part 1

Upstart Crows of Santa Fe announces its upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s history play, King Henry IV, Part 1, Aug. 11-14 at the Performing Arts Center at Santa Fe High School, 2100 Yucca St. The play, with its raucous tavern scenes, political intrigue, and numerous stage fights, will be presented uncut by 24 young Santa Feans ages 10-17 making up two full casts. The troupe, which began in September 2014 with three eager young Shakespeareans, has grown exponentially over the past year, adding members with each production they’ve done. Six new Crows are taking part this summer.

Crows founder and artistic director More >

New Wednesday Night Market

Santa Fe Farmers’ Markets has a new Wednesday Night Market—

Market Hours from 4-8pm

Stop by after work and enjoy the beautiful Santa Fe summer evenings by shopping at the new Wednesday Night Farmers’ Market.

For more info: SantaFeFarmersMarket.com

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JourneySantaFe: SF Reporter Co-Founder/Author Richard McCord

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

July 24, Sunday, 11 am

NEWS With Richard McCord Host: Bill Dupuy

Richard McCord co-founded the Santa Fe Reporter in June, 1974 with Laurel Knowles and acted as its editor and publisher for 15 years. A briefcase containing his favorite papers from that era includes award-winning exposés More >

NMSU hosts grafting workshop in Alcalde

ALCALDE – New Mexico State University’’s Cooperative Extension Service fruit specialist Shengrui Yao will host a fruit tree grafting/budding workshop Thursday, July 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at NMSU’’s Sustainable Agriculture Science Center at Alcalde.

Grafting is very useful in fruit tree production for both commercial growers and home gardeners. There are many reasons to graft.

“Commercial growers can use grafting to propagate their own trees’ unique cultivars,” NMSU’s Shengrui Yao said. “Top-grafting can be used to switch cultivars to make the orchard more profitable.”

Home gardeners can graft multiple cultivars in the same tree to keep heirloom cultivars alive, or to More >

JourneySantaFe: Creativity for Peace

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

July 17, Sunday, 11 am

CREATIVITY FOR PEACE With Executive Director Dottie Indyke on Bringing Palestinian and Israeli Students Together Moderators: Alan Webber and Bill Dupuy

“In difficult times, when it is scary just to walk the streets, I realize just how much we need to change things.” -Adi, 27, Israeli

Creativity More >

WaterSmart Gardening Class in Albuquerque

Earn a $20 rebate from the Albuquerque/Bernalillo Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA). Greater ABQ Habitat for Humanity (GAHH) is teaming up with the Desert Oasis Teaching Garden at Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE, Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The class is in the West Campus Multipurpose Center. In order to qualify for the rebate, your name must match the name on your ABCWUA bill. This class is free, but you must pre-register with GAHH. Call (505) 359- 2423 or e-mail beth@habitatabq.org. Sponsored by State Farm and Bank of the West.

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Professional Shakespearean Acting Workshops

 

The International Shakespeare Center hosts two acting workshops with Masters graduates from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (lamda), Ariana Karp and Will McKay. The lamda conservatory approach offers a holistic perspective on practice, helping actors access classical text through physical engagement. The workshops will feature vocal, physical, and group exercises for actors of all ages.

During their last visit to Santa Fe, Karp directed Ducdame Ensemble’s Dames of Thrones during the First Folio February events, and McKay performed in the show. Both acted as demonstrators for lamda faculty Judith Phillips and Rodney Cottier in their workshops.

The Saturday July 16 More >

FROM GUNS TO GARDENS CAMPAIGN KICKOFF EVENT

Help Reduce Gun Violence in New Mexico

Join Mayor Javier Gonzales, author Valerie Plame, and Ambassador Joe Wilson

Thursday, Aug. 11, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm for a private screening of the film, Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence (54 min.) reception to follow.

Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe

There will be a demonstration of collected firearms being forged into garden shovels, spades, and public art installations. http://rawtools.org/what-we-do/

 

New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) launches a critical statewide gun buyback campaign to safely get unwanted guns out of homes and off the streets. Over the next year, More >

JourneySantaFe: Greg Mello, Los Alamos Study Group

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

July 10, Sunday, 11 am

Greg Mello, executive director & co-founder of LOS ALAMOS STUDY GROUP, in Conversation with attorney Denise Fort on Policy Research, Environmental Analysis, and more. Journey Hosts: Alan Webber & Bill Dupuy

Since 1989, the Los Alamos Study Group community-staff and board, volunteers, interns, and supporters-has consistently More >