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The Monthly Scoop provides our members with up-to-date insights on what’s new with us at the Alliance. Every month, a member from the SJCA staff gives an update on their work and follows up with by answering any questions you may have. The scope of topics ranges from Animas recreation to energy transition in New Mexico.
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The Monthly Scoop happens on the third Thursday of the month from 5 to 6pm via Zoom. We’ll send out an email a week beforehand with Zoom registration info and the presentation topic. After the SJCA staff member gives a short presentation, there will be a Q&A session for audience members.

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Region’s future electricity supply in play

| Durango Herald Column, Energy Transition | No Comments
Electricity customers across Southwest Colorado have the opportunity this month to provide feedback about the future of our electricity supply. The Colorado Public Utility Commission is reviewing plans for long-term electric generation resources put forth by Tri-State Generation and Transmission,…

Restoring Bighorns & Wolves

| Climate Change, Newsletter, Rivers | No Comments
Imagine Colorado 150 years ago, when hearing a faraway wolf howl or seeing a bighorn was not rare. While many things have changed in those 150 years, our Wildlife Program aims to restore this wildlife and ensure that it happens…

NM Supreme Court Rules ETA Constitutional

| Climate Change, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy | No Comments
  Environmental, Community, Tribal, Faith Grassroots Groups Celebrate SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 10, 2022) — The New Mexico Supreme Court today rejected New Energy Economy’s challenges to the constitutionality of the Energy Transition Act (ETA) and upheld the New Mexico…

Conservation Gains Across Four Corners Mark the New Year

| Durango Herald Column, Lands Protection | No Comments
After a whirlwind year, it’s time to take stock of some conservation gains over the past 12 months. We often ride a teeter-totter of conservation policy, down one year, up the next, but overall many a cherished landscape across the…