Conservation

Conservation Project Report- Rio de las Vacas
About twenty volunteers from NM Trout and the Truchas Chapter of Trout Unlimited joined forces on a conservation project, along with two grazing permitees ...
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Rio Guadalupe Nominated for Outstanding National Resource Water
by Ron Loehman, Conservation Chair The following is an excerpt from the NM Trout’s testimonial submitted in support of the Rio Guadalupe nomination as Outstanding National Resource Water (ONRW). The ...
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On-Line Workshop on Beavers as Mother Nature's Environmental Engineers
When Europeans first came to North America, beaver were everywhere. Nowadays, not so much. Researchers are recognizing that beavers can be a very effective means to improve stream quantity and ...
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New Study Explains How Brown Trout Replace Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout in New Mexico Streams
Hint: It’s Not Because They Eat Them A summary of research by Lauren Flynn New Mexico State University Reported by Ron Loehman, Conservation Chairman Brown trout tend to replace Rio Grande ...
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Proposal for Greater Protections for Northern New Mexico Rivers
A working group comprised of individuals, environmental, and recreation groups is developing a proposal to the NM Water Quality Control Commission to secure greater protections for the upper Rio Grande, ...
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Trespass Cattle Degrading Streams on the Valles Caldera National Preserve
Recently, some New Mexico Trout members have reported encountering large numbers of cattle in and along the Rio San Antonio and the Rio de los Indios in the Valles Caldera ...
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Riparian Habitat Restoration:  Tularosa River, New Mexico
This multi-phased project aims to enhance 5.5 miles of riparian habitat and facilitate watershed and riparian restoration along the Tularosa River in New Mexico. It s scheduled for completion September ...
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New Riparian Restoration Program for Streams on New Mexico National Forests
The Carson, Cibola, and Santa Fe National Forests and the Kiowa National Grasslands have announced the release of the Draft Environmental Assessment for Northern New Mexico Riparian, Aquatic and Wetland ...
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