Baca Ranch Proposed For Federal Purchase

From Jemez Thunder, October 01, 1997  U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) introduced legislation on Sept. 24 that would authorize the federal government to purchase the 95,000 acre Baca Location No. 1 northeast of Jemez Springs. The nearly square parcel of land – almost 100 square miles in area – is … More Baca Ranch Proposed For Federal Purchase

Historic CCC Camp was in Paliza

From Jemez Thunder, September 15, 1996   In March of 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), one of many social programs to provide unemployment relief during the Great Depression and to develop rural areas of the United States. The aerial photo above shows a CCC … More Historic CCC Camp was in Paliza

Journey to the Center of the Earth

From Albuquerque Journal, October 03, 1988 Bore Hole Offers Peek at History, Potential of Core By Byron Spice, Journal Science Writer Christmas comes several times a day along the rim of the valley Caldera in the Jemez Mountains. For geologists involved in boring a hole deep into the ancient, collapsed … More Journey to the Center of the Earth