January 2021

Found 1 blog entry for January 2021.

New Mexico has a long and fascinating history, much of which has been forgotten.  The story of the acequias is a part of the history that many of New Mexico’s modern inhabitants are unaware of yet remains a vital part of New Mexican life.  In New Mexico, the importance of water, cannot be overstated.  As they say here, la agua es la vida. 

 

Having grown up in on a rural ranch property, the acequia has always been a part of my life.  Last year I became involved in the management of our acequias and was appointed a Commissioner for the Acequia de Santa Cruz.  I couldn’t be more honoured and look forward to helping manage our waters.  It is a first step in what I hope will be a storied career in community service and community leadership.  That

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