Archive for July, 2013

Sacramento District Review – August 2013

Posted July 30, 2013 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
Forest Partnerships
Evening Lecture Series
Kids Corner

 

The Sacramento District Review is a monthly newsletter prepared by the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest.
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Follow Me to the Senior Center – Believe it or Not

Posted July 28, 2013 By Mountain Seniors

By Carl and Jo Ann Hauser
Our home overlooks part of the golf course. There are many nights we enjoy listening to the elk and an occasional coyote as they wander around the fairways, unless of course, it’s three AM when they start to get a little rowdy. So I could tell you as a “believe it or not” story that every morning at five AM a beautiful woman wearing nothing but a nightgown is sleepwalking across the golf course (Rebecca, the ghost from The Lodge). Don’t get excited, men, that would be a believe-it-not! The only thing you’ll find at five AM is Yogi Bear, Wiley Coyote or a pile of elk pooh! On the other hand I could tell you Jo Ann snores in her sleep. (Believe it!) In our story this month you’ll have to decide whether you believe it or not. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Raton Dumpster Bear Escapes Narrow Encounter with Power Pole

Posted July 24, 2013 By High Country Posts

RATON – A female bear that had become enamored with the dumpster behind the Sonic Drive-In is lucky to be alive today following a harrowing rescue from the top of a power pole.

The Department of Game and Fish responded to a call Sunday evening by someone stating that a bear had been electrocuted. Upon arrival, officers found a very alive bear atop a power pole. The bear had been foraging for food all day in the many dumpsters available in Raton. Officers darted the bear, but as it fell asleep and began to fall, it’s collar from a previous capture caught on a large bolt. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for 1st half 2013

Posted July 19, 2013 By High Country Posts

“How’s The Mountain Market?”

Greetings from the Everett Team at Blue Canyon Realty, Cloudcroft, New Mexico!  We are writing to share the latest mountain real estate news… but first a little about The Everett Team.

Have you seen our slogan:  “Together We’re Better”?  As a team of six persons we each “Specialize” in areas of service that suit our individual strengths the very best and help you the very most! Read the remainder of this entry »

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LNFALAMOGORDO, NM – July 17, 2013 – An increase in area-wide rainfall during the past week has moderated the fire danger for the entire Lincoln National Forest. Travis Moseley, Forest Supervisor for the Lincoln National Forest announced today that fire restrictions will be lifted effective Friday, July 19th at 8:00 am.

Moseley reminds forest visitors that, “the change in weather generic nexium alternatives brings cooler temperatures and increased water flow in streams and drainages. Be aware of your surroundings, and be prepared for sudden changes in weather.” Read the remainder of this entry »

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New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishSome wildlife throughout New Mexico have become stressed and or displaced by drought conditions or most recently by wildfires. While at first glance the animals may appear to be lost or abandoned, they usually do not need to be rescued.

The Department of Game and Fish is reminding people not to “rescue” animals such as deer fawns, elk calves, bear cubs, baby birds, or others that may appear to be lost, injured or abandoned.  Most often, the wild mothers hide their babies while they forage or drink. Usually, mothers are closer than you think. Read the remainder of this entry »

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