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Probate workshop

The State Bar of New Mexico will host a free Estate Planning and Probate Workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 6-8 p.m., at 5121 Masthead NE in Albuquerque.

The workshop includes a presentation by volunteer attorney Misty Willow Parks, along with an open question-and-answer period. Attendees can also receive a free one-on-one consultation with an attorney.
To sign up, call toll-free 800-876-6227 or 505-797-6048.



Nature Area tree planting

Chris Hill, at the local BLM office, is looking for several people to donate some time Wednesday, Aug. 11, beginning at 7 a.m.
The objective is to plant 200 seedlings of native trees and shrubs in the Nature Area. Recommended clothing includes hat, gloves, and boots. Also bring drinking water and a sack lunch. Interested volunteers will meet at the Nature Area.
The planting will start at 7 a.m. Volunteers can participate at any time that morning. The public invited to come and see the new, improved Socorro Nature Area and help out while you’re there.
Hill has worked to upgrade the Nature Area with the aid of helpers. New signs have been installed that show how to get there from Lemitar. They have repaired facilities, painted, removed trash and dead limbs, refurbished the nature trails, and put together a new edition trail guide for use by visitors.
For more info contact Chris at 575-838-1278.



Prescription pet food recall

The Procter & Gamble Company is voluntarily recalling veterinary and some specialized dry pet food as a precautionary measure because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. No salmonella-related illnesses have been reported.
The following dry pet food products are included in the recall. All have “use by” dates of 01Jul10-01Dec11 imprinted on the package:
• Iams Veterinary Dry Formulas: All dry sizes and varieties
• Eukanuba Naturally Wild: All dry sizes and varieties
• Eukanuba Pure: All dry sizes and varieties
• Eukanuba Custom Care Sensitive Skin: All dry sizes
The affected products are sold in veterinary clinics and specialty pet retailers nationwide. No canned food, biscuits, treats or supplements are affected by the recall.
Consumers who have purchased these specific dry pet foods should immediately discontinue use.
For more information, or a product replacement or refund call P&G toll-free at 877-340-8823, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time.