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Acequia Partners in Action

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New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts (NMACD)in cooperation with Interstate Stream Commission (ISC), New Mexico Acequia Association (NMAA), Taos Soil and Water Conservation District, Tierra Y Montes Conservation District, East Rio Arriba Conservation District, Upper Chama Conservation District, Socorro Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Rio Arriba County Commissioners are moving forward in […]

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Bills Seek to Protect Agricultural Land

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SB 112 (Cisneros) and HB 112 (Gonzales) – Definition of Agricultural Land for Taxation address a critical issue in acequia communities – the change in tax status from agricultural land to other status (vacant, residential, etc.). State law and tax regulations allow county assessors to have a special method of valuation for agricultural lands used […]

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Acequias as Global Heritage – February Green Fire Times

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The February issue of Green Fire Times is dedicated to Acequias as Global Heritage. View the online version. This is one of several articles included which is written by Don Bustos, officer of the NM Acequia Association: VALENCIA AND NEW MEXICO'S HERMANAMIENTO CEREMONY: A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE In September 2014, along with other members of the […]

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