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Harlem Ambassadors Tour is Coming Your Way

Posted April 6, 2014 By High Country Posts

harlem ambassadorsHoops and hijinks are coming to Cloudcroft, NM on April 29, 2014 when our very own local challengers, the BIG BAD BEARS, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. The show starts at 7:00 PM at CLOUDCROFT HIGH SCHOOL GYM.

Proceeds from the event benefit CLOUDCROFT KIWANIS CLUB and will be used to support scholarships, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Project Eliminate (getting rid of Tetanus), support Key Club, Builders Club and K-Kids and other community projects. Read the remainder of this entry »

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December and New Year Events at NM State Parks

Posted December 6, 2013 By High Country Posts

NM State Parks

Santa Fe, NM – Whether you enjoy bird-watching, hiking, hand bells or literally want to plunge into the New Year, New Mexico State Parks is your official sponsor of adventure!

“Our New Mexico culture is rich with celebrations during December. New Mexico State Parks has something everyone can enjoy, whether it is fishing, hiking, or coming together as a community to enjoy holiday spirit,” said State Park Director Tommy Mutz.

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Free outdoor fun Aug. 17-18 at New Mexico Outdoor Expo

Posted August 14, 2013 By High Country Posts

New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishALBUQUERQUE – Have you ever wanted to try your hand at shooting a muzzleloader, shotgun, pistol or bow and arrow? Maybe you’d like to take a crack at catching a lunker catfish, tying a fishing fly, paddling a kayak or driving an off-highway vehicle.

People of all ages can learn or practice those skills for free – safely and with expert instruction – Saturday and Sunday at the 12th annual New Mexico Outdoor Expo at Albuquerque Shooting Range Park. The family friendly event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Visitors are encouraged to bring children, hats and sunscreen – and be prepared to have a blast. Read the remainder of this entry »

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FREE Archaeology Workshop for Educators to be held June 25-26

Posted June 18, 2013 By High Country Posts

ALAMOGORDO, NM – June 18, 2013 – Teachers, youth group leaders, and home-school parents are invited to a Project Archaeology workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 25 and 26 at the Lincoln National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Alamogordo.  This workshop will give educators the resources to use the exciting field of archaeology to bring history, art, language, mathematics, social studies, and scientific inquiry into the classroom, while meeting Common Core State Standards, as well as The Next Generation Science Standards. Read the remainder of this entry »

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NM Rails-to-Trails October 20th Workday

Posted October 11, 2012 By High Country Posts

NMRTA will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20th for our regular workday at Harris Hollow on Fresnal Canyon Road.  This is the entrance we used while building the first part of the Bridal Veil Falls Rail Trail.  We will be working right at the Falls.  We need extra volunteers this month, as we would like to dispatch another crew to the trestle closest to the new foot bridge over Crooked Creek.  There will be work for all skill levels.  We generally work until Noon. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Life Cycles of the Forest, Sacramento Evening Lecture Series

Posted September 10, 2012 By High Country Posts

Cloudcroft, NM (September 10, 2012) –Why do aspen trees grow in some areas, while white fir fill the adjacent canyon?  Why do we see ponderosa pine in some places and Douglas-fir in others?  Join Mickey Mauter, Timber Sale Administrator for the Lincoln National Forest, to find the answers to these forest questions and more.

Mickey, who grew up and spent much of his adult life in the forest of the Sacramento Mountains, will share his knowledge of Forest Life Cycles at September’s Lecture. Read the remainder of this entry »

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