Portal, AZ - Rodeo, NM

Serving The Communities Of Portal and Rodeo  (www.portal-rodeo.com)

Upcoming Special Events






September 22


Malpai Borderlands Group – Ranching Today Seminar

Geronimo Events Center Rodeo, NM

September 22, 2023, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm (MDT) (8:30 am AZ)

9:30 – 9:35     Channing Moore            Executive Director, Malpai Borderlands Group

    Introduction and Welcome

9:35- 9:50    Caiti Steele                USDA Southwest Climate Hub    

    An Intro into Precision Management

9:50 – 10:30   Darren James & Caiti Steel         USDA-ARS Jornada Experiment Range

    Rangeland Analysis Platform and Grasscast

10:30- 11:15    Sky Aney, Rob Dunlap, Andres Perea    USDA-ARS Jornada Experiment Range

    Precision Ranching Technologies

11:15- 11:35    Richard Winkler                Board member, Malpai Borderlands Group

     Precision ranching on the ground

11:35 -11:55     Donald Decker                NRCS, Malpai Borderlands Group Liaison

    NRCS Projects and Programs

Lunch 12:00 – 1:30    Sky Islands Grill, Rodeo Café, Portal Café

1:30 – 2:15    Ashley Hall                Rangeland Management, U of A

    Vegetation response to fire and reseeding

2:15 – 2:20     Myles Traphagen            Science Coordinator, Malpai Borderlands Group

    Science efforts in the southwest

2:20 – 3:05     Molly Hunter                Science Advisor for the Joint Fire Science Program, BLM

    Fire management in southwestern rangelands: Emerging issues, science, and resources


October 8

October 11

Apache Elementary School

Our Little One-Room Schoolhouse since 1910

OPEN HOUSE for our Communities of Apache, Portal and Rodeo

Dine with us as we share a delicious pot luck dinner – hamburgers/hot dogs provided. Any side dishes/desserts you may like to share with us will be greatly appreciated!

Mark your calendar for

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 from

2:00 to 5:00 pm (AZ)

Check out the new playground and inside of Apache School

See the students’ work & materials they use in the classroom.

Hear about our exciting goals & plans

Share your ideas with us also

Questions, give us a call at: (520) 558-2364