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Acequia, the Spanish word for 'irrigation canal', is derived from the Arabic as-saquiya 'water carrier'.
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How Did the Islamic Empire Contribute to the European Renaissance? | Synonym

How Did the Islamic Empire Contribute to the European Renaissance? | Synonym | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Avicenna was one of the most admired doctors in the Renaissance. Islamic knowledge, science and technological advancements had a pervasive influence on the European Renaissance. Transmitting knowledge first through interactions in Hispania and Sicily, which Islamic armies conquered in the eighth...
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HISTORY

HISTORY | La Acequia | Scoop.it
The legacy of San Pedro Creek has often been overshadowed by the San Antonio River and its world renowned Paseo del Rio, but the creek has played a vital role in San Antonio’s history. For nearly two centuries both the San Antonio River and San Pedro Creek sustained the civil settlement and growth...
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Colorado Open Lands Launches Acequia Initiative Project with Trinchera Blanca Foundation Support

From The Alamosa News SAN LUIS - Colorado Open Lands announced continued support from The Trinchera Blanca Foundation to protect historic water rights and increase awareness of conservation across the San Luis Valley. A generous grant from The Trinchera Blanca Foundation, an affiliate of The Moore Charitable Foundation, founded by Louis Bacon in 1992, will …
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‘Patio de la Acequia’ by Tiffany-Rose

‘Patio de la Acequia’  by Tiffany-Rose | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Buy 'Patio de la Acequia' by Tiffany-Rose as a Poster, Throw Pillow, Tote Bag, Art Print, Canvas Print, Framed Print, Photographic Print, Metal Print, Greeting Card, Spiral Notebook, or Hardcover Journal
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The Legend and Ghost of La Llorona

The Legend and Ghost of La Llorona | La Acequia | Scoop.it
The urban legend of La Llorona, or the Weeping Woman, is famous in Texas. Her history dates back to Conquistador days and her ghost stills haunts today.
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Agroforestry at the Society of American Foresters National Convention

Agroforestry was well represented at the Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention, which took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico from November 15-19, 2017. Highlights included an all-day agroforestry field trip, an agroforestry session with six presentations, several agroforestry-related posters, and a strong turnout for the SAF’s agroforestry working group meeting.
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The incredible Alhambra - photos, facts and visitor guide

The incredible Alhambra - photos, facts and visitor guide | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Alhambra photos and facts to inspire a visit to the beautiful Moorish palace complex in Granada Spain plus useful visitor guide.
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1,200 Miles of Acequia

1,200 Miles of Acequia | La Acequia | Scoop.it
The stories of what I've seen and experienced exploring New Mexico on foot.
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The divides that unify a Southwestern village

The divides that unify a Southwestern village | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Stanley Crawford writes about rifts between Anglo and Chicano neighbors in his new novel.
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Cultivating community

Cultivating community | La Acequia | Scoop.it
DIXON – When the Embudo River whispers from the mountains into its autumn canopy, there is no place as pretty or rustic as this valley.
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New Mexico senators seek help for acequias, land grants

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional water and land grant associations in New Mexico would have access to additional federal resources for conservation projects under legislation introduced by members of the state's congressional delegation.

The measure was introduced by Sen. Tom Udall and is being co-sponsored by fellow Democrat Martin Heinrich.

The legislation would clear the way for
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JUB may push for metering of valley wells and irrigation ditches

JUB may push for metering of valley wells and irrigation ditches | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Members of the Joint Use Board that governs the regional wastewater treatment plant say it is time to insist that residents of the valley east of Ruidoso meter their wells and irrigation ditches
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post by Sangre NHA • Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27pm UTC

post by Sangre NHA • Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27pm UTC | La Acequia | Scoop.it
9 Likes, 1 Comments - Sangre NHA (@sangrenha) on Instagram: “An acequia is a community-operated watercourse that carries runoff or river water to distant fields…”
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Water & Rivers at Buffalo Peaks Ranch

Water & Rivers at Buffalo Peaks Ranch | La Acequia | Scoop.it
With Buffalo Peaks Ranch lying along the headwaters of the South Platte River, water will always be a central theme of the Land Library’s resources and programs. Our planned River Hut (partly inspired by the cozy simple structure of traditional fishing huts) will house a Watershed Library, full of books focused on one of the next…
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SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM NEWS: Sustainable management criteria public meetings; Basin boundary modifications; Guidance documents for engagement and communication; and more …

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM NEWS:  Sustainable management criteria public meetings; Basin boundary modifications; Guidance documents for engagement and communication; and more … | La Acequia | Scoop.it
From DWR’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Program: Sustainable Management Criteria Public Meetings & Webcast The Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Progr…
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Acequia Pathways to Funding: Financial Compliance Workshop, December 7th 2017 — Taos Valley Acequia Association

Acequia Pathways to Funding: Financial Compliance  Workshop,  December 7th 2017 — Taos Valley Acequia Association | La Acequia | Scoop.it
From the Taos Valley Acequia Association: Acequia Pathways to Funding: Financial Compliance Workshop December 7th 2017, 9:00am-12:00pm Juan I Gonzales Agricultural Building Taos, NM
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In the water-scarce Southwest, an ancient irrigation system disrupts big agriculture

This post was originally published on this siteWater in the American Southwest has never been abundant. Its availability fluctuates depending on conditions like drought and mountain snowpack that feeds streams and rivers. But experts predict a future of greater extremes: longer and hotter heat waves in the summer, less precipitation, decreased snowpack, and more severe and frequent …
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The art of raising travelers

The art of raising travelers | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Raising a traveler begins with being a traveler. This has nothing to do with where you go, but how deeply you inhabit wherever it is you happen to be.
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Forest Service fence torn apart south of Taos

Forest Service fence torn apart south of Taos | La Acequia | Scoop.it
SANTA FE, N.M. — A welded metal fence protecting the Miranda Canyon area just south of Taos, in the Carson National Forest, was torn apart shortly after it was constructed by U.S Forest Service…
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Learning from the Land: Agricultural Continuation and Innovation in Taos

Learning from the Land: Agricultural Continuation and Innovation in Taos | La Acequia | Scoop.it
Article and Photos by Miguel Santistevan   Seniors from a Washington D.C. Waldorf high school learn about acequias and plant corn at a Sol Feliz Farm workshop sponsored by the nonprofit Agriculture, Implementation, Research & Education (AIRE).
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