In Memory: Bud Kelly

In Memory: Bud Kelly

1921 – 2020   Bud (Daniel T.) Kelly, Jr. was born in 1921 in Santa Fe.  His family owned and operated Gross, Kelly and Co., one of the largest railroad general mercantile companies in the southwest.  Bud was one of six children.  When he was an infant, his...
SFCT E-Newsletter 06-12-2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 06-12-2020

New 370-acre conservation easement on Glorieta Mesa (see article below). It has been an eventful two weeks on so many levels nationally, but also here at SFCT. Organizationally, I want to tell you what we’ve been dealing with lately.  Like other nonprofits, we...
SFCT E-Newsletter 05-21-2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05-21-2020

We are heading into Memorial Day weekend, which celebrates the men and women who died while serving our country.  This weekend, let’s also remember the over 96,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19, which feels like the fight of our lives right now.  I have never...
Piñon needle scale

Piñon needle scale

My piñon trees have piñon needle scale. Do yours?  The spots are a protective covering over the scale insects. This covering protects them from the weather and many insecticides. The insects feed by drinking the sap from the needles. This insect does not kill the tree...