Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Terry Wallace Speaks To Community Leaders At Quarterly Breakfast
Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Dr. Terry Wallace, center, chats with Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber and Santa Fe Community College President Dr. Cecilia Cervantes at the quarterly LANL Community Leaders Breakfast Thursday at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
“I’m extremely both proud and humbled to be the director of Los Alamos National Laboratory. It is my home and it means a lot to me being a Northern New Mexican and to be able to come back to the world’s
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There are many actions each of us can take to reduce our environmental impact and support a clean community. One of the easiest actions to take every day is to recycle. That’s why Environmental Services invites residents of Los Alamos to join them and Pajarito Environmental Education Center to celebrate Earth Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.
Environmental Services will be hosting an educational booth. Residents can stop by to register for the new Yard Trimming or Bear Tough roll cart and play the recycle game
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Members of the Environmental Sustainability Board may attend the Earth Day activities 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.
A quorum may be present but no action will be taken.
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Los Alamos County Stage I Fire Restrictions After consulting with Los Alamos National Laboratory, and in cooperation with the Santa Fe National Forest, the Los Alamos Fire Department has announced that Los Alamos County will enter into Stage I Fire Restrictions, effective immediately.
Under Stage I Fire Restrictions, the following acts are prohibited until further notice:
- Building, maintaining, attending or using an open fire, campfire, charcoal or wood stove on all Los Alamos County lands. (See first exemption below for additional details.)
- Smoking is prohibited
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SANTA FE – Due to current dry conditions and anticipated low moisture levels in weather forecasts, the Santa Fe National Forest will implement forest-wide Stage I fire restrictions effective 8 a.m. Friday, April 13.
Under Stage I restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal grills and coal and wood stoves are allowed only in developed campsites or picnic areas where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided for use.
Campfires are prohibited at all dispersed camping sites. Stoves, lanterns or heaters fueled by propane or other liquefied petroleum fuels may be used in areas cleared
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National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
* LOCATION…Much of central and western New Mexico, including the Albuquerque and Santa Fe Metro areas.
* WINDS…Sustained at 35 to 45 mph from the southwest and west with occasional gusts ranging from 55 to 70 mph.
* TIMING…Winds will strengthen through the late morning Thursday, peaking in the mid afternoon, then decreasing through the evening hours.
* VISIBILITY…Widespread visibility reductions to 3 to 5 miles can be expected due to blowing
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What is the local wildfire risk? How is Los Alamos National Laboratory preparing for the fire season?
Explore these questions with the Bradbury Science Museum and Manny L’Esperance at Science on Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 at UnQuarked, 145 Central Park Square.
According to L’Esperance, with the Lab’s Emergency Preparedness group, Los Alamos has seen the least amount of snow since the recordkeeping began back in 1906. This puts the Laboratory at extreme risk for wildfire. In order to protect the Lab, its property and people, wildfire mitigation planning began 30 days early
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The Advisory Board advises the BLM, an agency of the Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the Department of Agriculture, on the protection and management of wild free-roaming
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