In The Spotlight
Community Organizations and Local Goverment Bring Awareness and Action to Illegal Dumping in Taos County
TAOS – In a federally funded effort the Taos Bureau of Land Management (BLM) completed this week the removal of one of the many cars near the confluence of the Rio Pueblo and the Rio Grande. This exciting development comes following a recent push from community organizations and local government to limit illegal dumping and clean up the extraordinary number of illegal dumping sites in Taos county.more »
Thank You For Meeting the Challenge!
One month ago, we invited you to participate in a very special opportunity to Celebrate the 27th Anniversary of Amigos Bravos’ work to protect and restore New Mexico’s waters – And you came together for us! We met the Challenge Match of $13,500 one day before the deadline of September 30th! The funds raised through this challenge ensure tha…more »
Rio Grande Wetland Gems Project - Carson Forest Plan
One of the best ways to create resilience in the face of climate change is to protect and restore mountain wetlands. Our wetlands are the sponges of our watersheds. They store water naturally, then release clean water over time that nourishes communities. Amigos Bravos began work with GIS consultants to analyze, prioritize, and map wetlands in the Rio Gran…more »
Old mines present mammoth remediation task in N.M.
The EPA has listed five mine sites in New Mexico on its Superfund or national priorities lists — some of the most hazardous sites in the nation. Cleanup at the Chevron mine in Questa, a Superfund site near the Red River mined for molybdenum, is still underway, according to the EPA.more »