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Revitalizing Cultural Burning Practices

New Mexico

Controlled fire burns in forest.
Prescribed fire Protecting Santa Fe's potable water reservoirs © Mary Huffman/TNC

Overview

Join The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in New Mexico on June 10 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) for the virtual event, Revitalizing Cultural Burning Practices, New Mexico and Beyond.

This event will highlight the longstanding relationship between American Indian cultures and fire, challenges related to fire faced by Indigenous communities and ways in which partners and TNC are supporting American Indian communities' efforts to revitalize their traditional cultures in today's context.

This virtual event is moderated by Lindsey Quam, Deputy Director of Forests/Forestry and Tribal Liaison, NM Forestry Division.

Featured speakers:

  • Margo Robbins, Executive Director, Cultural Fire Management Council, Co-founder and Co-lead, Indigenous Peoples Burning Network
  • Rene Romero, Fuels Coordinator, Division of Natural Resources, Taos Pueblo

This event is a part of the ongoing Taos Lecture Series, which is generously supported by the Taos Ski Valley Foundation.

This is a FREE event, but registration is required