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Daily Postcard: This grey fox is spotted eating spelt bird seed Thursday afternoon in the yard of a Barranca Mesa home. The grey fox, is a carnivorous mammal of the family Canidae ranging throughout most of the southern half of North America from southern Canada to the northern part of South America. No other canid’s natural range spans both North and South America and it is the only American canid that can climb trees. Source wikipedia.com. Photo by Ken Hanson
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Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division Manager Angelica Gurule and Environmental Sustainability Board Chair John Bliss update the Los Alamos County Council about the Sustainability Board during the Council’s special session Tuesday night at the White Rock Fire Station. In the presentation, it is reported the Environmental Sustainability Board is recommending a rate increase. The Fiscal Year 2018 budget assumed a $3 household rate increase and a 3 percent commerical rate increase. It is also stated in the presentation that working capital is being
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Chamisa Elementary students finished their week long challenge of bringing a waste free lunch to school Friday, April 28.
Led by teacher Megan Lee, the Green Team an environmentally-minded club comprised of fourth grade students at Chamisa, successfully deployed a one day event in February. More than 175 students participated by bringing a waste free lunch. Students who brought
Energy Secretary Rick Perry met with media representatives Wednesday afternoon after he had toured Los Alamos National Laboratory and addressed lab employees. He praised the national labs as a whole and said every country should have at least one lab like
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Eat And Celebrate Nature Like A Bear And Experience The Great Outdoors At Bandelier National Monument
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This leaping lemur, diademed sifaka, is endemic to specific regions of eastern Madagascar. Photo by Martin Cooper
Local photographer Martin Cooper will share photos from his three-week visit to Madagascar, which covered four ecosystems and gave him the chance to capture images of wildlife including lemurs, chameleons, and endemic birds that are unique to the island. This free talk, organized by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.
Madagascar has been biologically isolated from Africa
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- Manipulating ‘tail production’ could yield huge long-term gains while minimizing environmental impacts
Extensive data mining and analysis of 20,000 shale gas wells has revealed how “refracturing” existing wells with new technology could transform them from diminished producers into high-performers long after their initial peak production period has ended.
“Our analysis could potentially aid in reducing the number of new wells to be drilled,” said Richard Middleton, lead author of the study by a team of Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists. “In addition,
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Los Alamos County Councilor James Chrobocinski presents James Robinson, chair of the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation, with a proclamation on behalf of Council declaring the Month of May as Bear Month in Los Alamos County. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
During Tuesday’s Council meeting, Los Alamos County Councilor James Chrobocinski presented James Robinson, chair of the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation, with a proclamation on behalf of Council declaring the Month of May as Bear Month in Los Alamos County.
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To prepare for the upcoming Bear Festival, this Friday there will not be an evening planetarium show. However, there will be fun for the whole family at the Los Alamos Nature Center Saturday, May 13, including New Mexico’s first Bear Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a full-dome planetarium show at 2 p.m. of Mysteries of the Unseen World. This full-dome film, which allows viewers to discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum, also will play at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Los Alamos Nature Center is open regular hours this month:
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I was a signatory to the letter published in the May 4 edition of the Los Alamos Daily Post (link), in which 18 retired LANL scientists expressed concern regarding federal plans to suppress scientific research and monitoring related to environmental protection and public health.
In the May 6 edition of the Daily Post, Richard Nebel responded thoughtfully, pointing to the productivity of private industry, the bureaucratic ineptness of government, and the feelings of laborers (link). However, he missed the
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