Monthly Archives: March 2013

Crysalis and UC Santa Cruz unite for acequia cleaning

This is our second annual acequia cleaning where we bring together students from Chrysalis Alternative School and students on a spring break adventure from the University of California, Santa Cruz.  We cleaned a lateral of the Acequia Madre del Sur … Continue reading

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Clearing the fields at Sol Feliz

Today we got some ‘Sembradores’ together to initiate the coming growing season by clearing the fields.  We basically just cut all the dry weeds and raked them into a pile.  We will save the dried up weeds as a carbon … Continue reading

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Garlic is emerging at Sol Feliz

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Presenting at a Global Acequia Conference

Today I was invited to speak on a panel about our local acequia issues.  This panel brought the Global perspective of yesterday’s presentations to local issues.  I shared the panel with some colleagues and friends in the acequia culture, in … Continue reading

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Attending Global Acequia conference

It was great to be invited to this conference organized by Dr. Sylvia Rodriguez, the New Mexico Acequia Association, and New Mexico State University.  It was great to see respected colleagues such as Steve Guldan and Carlos Ochoa of NMSU … Continue reading

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Presenting at the Xeriscape / Arid Lands Conference

Today I presented at the 18th Annual Water Conservation conference at the Marriott Pyramid in Albuquerque.  I also presented at the 17th Annual conference last year so I was honored to be invited back.  This is such a great opportunity … Continue reading

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