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Enforcement & Protection of Acequia Easements

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Acequia Rio de la Vaca -Photo taken by Thomas Hamm   By Olivia Romo, NMAA Staff NMAA recommends that conflicts within acequias be resolved to the extent possible by reaching internal agreements. However, it may sometimes become necessary for acequia officials to take certain actions to enforce acequia bylaws, rules and regulations, in the interest […]

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12th Annual Owingeh Tah Pueblos y Semillas Seed Exchange

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Farmers exchanging seeds in Abiquiu, NM -Photo taken by Seth Roffman On Earth Day, April 22, 2017 over 180 acequia and pueblo farmers came together for the 12th Annual Owingeh Ta Pueblos y Semillas Seed Exchange. The gathering was a celebration of the sacred traditions of farming and seed saving with the mission of continuing […]

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Acequia Voting & Proxies

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  By Enrique Romero, NM Legal Aid May an Acequia allow voting by proxy?  If so, what are some concerns or issues that may come up regarding proxy voting? The term “proxy” and “proxy voting” are terms used primarily in the context of corporate or business law.  For example, a corporate shareholder may assign his […]

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