• Four Corner Forest Products Sawmill, April 22, 2014 »

    U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) tour the Four Corner Forest Products Sawmill with manager Kurtis Vaagen to discuss the company’s role in processing logs from local forests that need restoration.

    • 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.

      • 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.

        • Forest Energy Corporation, April 22, 2014  »

          U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) discuss wood energy production, forest restoration, and stewardship contracts with Forest Energy Corporation President Rob Davis.

          • 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.

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