Climate Change and WILDFIRES in the Land of Enchantment

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The national “I Will Act on Climate Change” Bus Tour is making its way across the country as we speak – and it’s headed to Santa Fe and Albuquerque to discuss the impact of climate change.

The bus will be making a stop City Hall in Santa Fe on Wednesday, July 24th at 9:30 am and at Skarsgard Farms in Albuquerque’s South Valley at 1:30 pm!

In Santa Fe, there will be a presentation on the impact of wildfires on our community and small businesses. Hear from Mayor David Coss, Fire Chief Erik Litzenburg, environmental advocates, small business owners and leadership from the Environmental Protection Agency on how this issue affects us all.

Santa Fe event details

  • Who: Mayor David Coss, Santa Fe Fire Department, Local Small Business Owners, EPA Regional Administrator Ron Curry
  • What: Forum on wildland fires and the impact on the local economy – Climate change and how fires hurt jobs/tourism
  • When: 7/24 – 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Where: Santa Fe City Hall Chambers, 201 W Marcy St, Santa Fe 87501

In Albuquerque, there will be a presentation on the importance of sourcing local food. Hear from local farmers, food advocates, and leadership from the Environmental Protection Agency on how New Mexico can ensure we preserve the natural wonder of our state.

Albuquerque event details

  • Who: Monte Skarsgard, La Montanita Coop, Bocadillos, New Mexico Interfaith Power & Light, EPA Regional Administrator Ron Curry
  • What: Tour of organic farm to discuss how sourcing locally-grown foods helps fight climate change
  • When: 7/24 – 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: Skarsgard Farms, 7525 Rays Court SW, Albuquerque 87105

Visit www.iwillact.us for more information.

Did you attend the event? We’d love to hear about your experience! Call Liliana at 505.992.8683 or email her at Liliana@CVNM.org.

 

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