Why should New Mexicans care about climate change? What will the impacts be on our daily lives and in our communities? How do scientists know that climate change is happening and how do they know what it will impact? Jim O’Donnell of the Taos Land Trust talks with New Mexico
Climate change is already impacting New Mexico. How do we deal with this to protect our waters, our communities and our children? How do we think strategically and long-term when it comes to dealing with what is truly an existential threat. What are the issues facing New Mexico and what
Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, and perhaps the leading economic engine in your community — an industry with tremendous potential to change the social economic, and natural landscapes of every place it touches. In this “reframed” approach to travel and tourism, Dan Shilling encourages the
Legends don’t come close to capturing the incredible story of the coyote In the face of centuries of campaigns of annihilation employing gases, helicopters, and engineered epidemics, coyotes didn’t just survive, they thrived, expanding across the continent from Alaska to New York. In the war between humans and coyotes, coyotes
Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell speaks with restoration ecologist Jen Vrooman of Keystone Restoration Ecology about the ongoing watershed restoration efforts along the Rio Fernando in Taos, New Mexico. Recorded October 19, 2018 at KNCE studios in Taos, New Mexico.
Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell talks with Gillian Joyce of Rio Chiquito consulting about the development of community agricultural plans, public gardens and the creation of Rio Fernando Park. Plus they dive into their shared Irish heritage…. Recorded September 20, 2018 at the KNCE studios in Taos, New Mexico.
Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell talks with Judy Torres of the Taos Valley Acequia Association (TVAA) about irrigation in northern New Mexico, the Abeyta Settlement, the history of acequias, water in the valley and where we are headed. Recorded on October 4, 2018 at the KNCE studios in Taos, New
Recorded August 23, 2018 at the KNCE studios in Taos, New Mexico. Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell talks with ornithologists Steve Knox and Robert Tempelton about the health of birds and bird populations in northern New Mexico. They discuss the impact of climate change and habitat destruction on bird health
Recorded September 6, 2018 at the KNCE studios in Taos, New Mexico. Amy Bell of Groundwork Studio joins Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell to discuss the how the Land Trust and its partners developed a master plan for the new Rio Fernando Park through a year-long community driven process. The
Olivia Romo from the New Mexico Acequia Association talks with Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell about acequias, water, culture, and farming and how art and activism go hand-in-hand.