Talavera Community Association Illegal use of Motorcycles or ATV(s) on Trails between Dripping Springs and Soledad Canyon Rd have been observed between 7/16/2017 and 7/17/2017. Trails, especially Sierra Vista, experienced significant damage. Many plants, trees, and cacti have been destroyed. All trails in this area and in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument are OFF LIMITS TO MOTORIZED VEHICLES. If you see motorized vehicles on these trails, please get a TIME, DESCRIPTION, and PICTURE, and report it to the BLM. Your best contact at the BLM is Edna Flores, 575-525-4391, We have reported this information to the BLM who

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Talavera Resident Letter to BLM Regarding EP Electric Substation in our Neighborhood

BLM Public Informational Meeting regarding Proposed El Paso Electric Talavera Substation Monday, July 17, 2017 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Farm and Ranch Museum Please see Public Meeting Announcement & Proposed, Eliminated & Alternative Sites’ Map  Additional Public Scoping Period Initiated: Written Comments will be accepted by BLM until August 17, 2017. Mail to: BLM Las Cruces District Office ATTN: Talavera Substation EA 1800 Marquess Street Las Cruces, NM 88005 and/or Click Here to Email Comments

June 14, 2017, Soledad Canyon Road Project Meeting Notes

Talavera Community Association Many thanks to Steve Tarro and Helen Foster, TCA Treasurer and Vice President, for summarizing the Soledad Canyon Road Project Meeting held 6/14/2017 at the Farm and Ranch Museum. Proposed: The 2017* plan will have one “multi-use” asphalt path on the south side of Soledad Canyon Road, fitting within the current easement / right of way. Shoulder would double as an official bike path. It “may” have a bicycle stenciled in the bike lane. Multi-use path will be separated from the shoulder/bike path by a 5′ wide gravel “French Drain.” Construction will be very similar to the work recently done

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