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Virginia McLemore named "Editor-in-Chief for Exploration" of new SME journal
April 20, 2018

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) has named Dr. Viginia McLemore as Editor-in-Chief for Exploration of a new SME journal titled Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. This new international research journal will begin publication in 2019. Dr. McLemore, Principal Sr. Economic Geologist at the NM Bureau of Geology, recently received the SME/AIME Environmental Stewardship Distinguished Service Award, and has been a very active member of SME.

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Our Groundwater Future Kiwanis Learning Garden, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque NM
April 19, 2018

Join us Thursday, April 26 from 10:30 a.m. to Noon at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science to experience how groundwater is being monitored across the state and to hear how decision makers and collaborators are moving to protect New Mexico’s groundwater future. Keynote speakers will include Senator Mimi Stewart, Senator Howie Morales and Representative Gail Armstrong.

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Bureau of Geology Names Greg Mack as 2018 Earth Science Achievement Award Winner Macey Center, Socorro, NM
April 4, 2018

Award was presented during the New Mexico Geological Society Spring Meeting at 8:30 am on Friday, April 13, 2018.

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Virginia McLemore receives SME/AIME Environmental Stewardship Distinguished Service Award Minneapolis, MN
February 27, 2018

Virginia McLemore, Principal Senior Economic Geologist at the Bureau of Geology, was honored “for actively promoting the sharing of technical information, via publications, technical sessions, and alliances with other industry groups, for the betterment of the mining industry and the environment.” Additionally, the award recognizes her for the development, conservation and protection of the earth’s environment and natural resources through sustainable practices.

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2018 NM Earth Science Achievement Awards Santa Fe, NM
January 17, 2018

The 2018 New Mexico Earth Science Achievement Awards were presented to Senator Jeff Bingaman and to Dr. Bob Simon. The presentation was at noon, Monday, February 5, in the rotunda of the state capitol building, which coincided with Earth Science/New Mexico Tech Day at the Roundhouse.

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