• Defense Perimeter Tour, April 22, 2014 »

    U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who both serve on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, discussed how Quemado Lake Estates in Catron County, New Mexico, became a Firewise Community, and how homeowners are being proactive in protecting their homes from wildfires by building defense perimeters. Best practices include: trimmed trees, wet and low-cut grass, and keeping wood piles away from your home. The senators were briefed by Catron County Firewise Coordinator George Barreras. The visit was part of a day-long tour in Arizona and New Mexico focused on the senators' bipartisan efforts to address catastrophic wildfire prevention and recovery needs along the states' neighboring border and across the country.

    • Timberworks and Pressure Treatment Facility, April 22, 2014 »

      U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) discuss securing wood energy supply with Timberworks and Pressure Treatment Facility owner Randy Nicoll.

      • Keynote Address On Balancing Civil Liberties With National Security In A Digital Age At UNM Symposium »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the keynote address at the University of New Mexico National Security Studies Program spring symposium on Friday, April 11, 2014. Senator Heinrich’s speech focused on balancing civil liberties with national security in a digital age.

        • 25th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range – March 23, 2014 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich participated in the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March on Sunday, March 23, 2014. The memorial event is a challenging 26.2-mile march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II.

          • Javelina Season in the Uvas of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument - March 22, 2014 »

            U.S. Senator Heinrich traveled to the Uvas area of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument for javelina season.
            • Mt. Taylor Manufacturing, March 19, 2014 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich toured Mt. Taylor Manufacturing in Milan and met with the company's president and members from the Cibola National Forest Fire Management to discuss a U.S. Forest Service program to clear small wood from the Cibola National Forest. Mt. Taylor Manufacturing is a family owned business, which was established as a wood molding plant in 1965. The sawmill makes products from trees selectively harvested from the Cibola National Forest.

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