One of the more foolish things a community can do is build on its farmland. This is especially true in arid regions where arable land is at a premium. In 1994 Dr. William Droke saw such foolishness creeping into the agricultural lands of the Taos Valley and placed conservation easements

Last week was hopping at the Rio Fernando Park property in Taos. After a few weeks helping our conservation heroes monitor their easements, we hosted the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, set off on our restoration work and had forty-some community members out for our first Land Exploration Event. Audubon Christmas