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The Murray Ryan Visitor’s Center in Silver City has unveiled a new interpretive display thanks to funding from the New Mexico Department of Tourism’s Clean and Beautiful Grant Program. According to a news release, the display consists of six bird houses that when opened show different native birds that can be seen along the San Vicente Creek in Big Ditch Park adjacent to the Visitor Center on Hudson Street. The Clean and Beautiful grant program funds projects and initiatives that contribute to the following goals:

  • End Littering
  • Reduce Waste
  • Beautify Communities
  • Empower Youth
  • Increase Program Capacity

More information is available on the NMTD website.

AARP Tax-Aide will again prepare and submit Federal and New Mexico State income taxes, for free, for seniors and those with low income. Information packets can be obtained at the Silver City and Bayard Public Libraries, the Cliff Post Office, the County Building in Silver City, Santa Clara City Hall, Mimbres Roundup Lodge, during lunchtime at Senior Centers, or by asking meals on wheels drivers.

The Grant County Outdoor Recreation and Trails Plan Team will be holding user groups discussions to gauge priorities and needs for the recreation system starting on Monday, March 14th from 5:30 to 7:00 P.M. Each meeting will have an in-person or virtual option. Interested individuals can register for the virtual meeting by visiting the “Get Involved” tab at Registration is not required for the in-person meeting.

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