President Bea Herrick and Rio Rancho Mayor Jim Owen cut
the ribbon to celebrate the completion of clearing 28
acres of the bosque. Pictured: (Front left to right) Dick
Ramsey, Dave Bagley, Kathy Ellis, Ann Bagley, Herrick,
Mayor Owen, Dr. Don Albert, AJ Palenick, and Sonja Bozell-Hotaling.
(Back) Michael Dennis, Lonnie Clayton, Ed Chismar, Richard
Becker of Ciudad Soil and Water Conservationn Dist., and
Alexander Cole. Partially hidden are Art Haydn and Rio
Rancho City Administrator Jim Palenick.