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2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

SFCT 2021 Annual Report / 2022 Newsletter Explore all the activities the Santa Fe Conservation trust is engaging in (with your help!), including work on the Conservation Homestead, new properties under conservation easement, trail work and new community engagement...

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Green Fire Times March April 22

Green Fire Times March April 22

We are honored to be included in the March / April edition of the Green Fire Times.  Check out page 14 for an article from our very own Melissa Houser, Land Program Manager. https://greenfiretimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/GFT_marapril_web_v1.pdf

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Winter Vamonos Walks

Winter Vamonos Walks

​ Join Us for Our Winter Vámonos Hikes! We've got a few winter hikes coming up, and the first one is this Saturday!  Mark your calendars and let's get together for some fresh air.  Please bring your mask and wear it until we spread out.  Let's take a hike on the...

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SFCT is Hiring!

SFCT is Hiring!

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST This position has been filled Santa Fe Conservation Trust (SFCT) seeks a communications and social media specialist to help in the promotion of its Safe Routes to School project, as well as other community programs geared toward...

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Two great Autumn events for you

Two great Autumn events for you

As you have probably noticed, the pandemic forced us in the planning stages last winter to hope and pray that the coronavirus would subside enough for us to host our events this Fall.  Everything looked pretty promising in late Spring, but then the delta variant came...

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April 7, 2015 – Santa Fe Conservation Trust Accepts Railyard Park Conservation Easement 04-07-2015

October 1, 2014 – Accreditation Press Release 10-1-14

January 29, 2014 – Trails Program Manager 1-29-14

November 5, 2013 – The End of Night 11-5-2013

June 13, 2012 – Sun Mountain Trail Opens to the Public

May 25, 2012 – National Trails Day 2012

Oct. 4, 2011 – First major trail connection in over a decade set for Santa Fe’s Sangres La Piedra Trail opening planned for December, 2011

Dec. 21, 2010 – Santa Fe Conservation Trust Applauds Renewal of Conservation Tax Incentive

Nov. 4, 2009 – Wells Fargo becomes Lead Sponsor of Dale Ball Trailhead to Support Trails Alliance Of Santa Fe – Unveiling Ceremony Monday Nov. 16, 2009

Aug. 28th, 2009 – Public meeting to review plans for improvements to the Dale Ball Trail

 

Articles

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Atalaya Trail – A survivor with the help of heroes – Posted June 4, 2015 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Volunteers give popular trail a safer more elegant start – Posted January 8, 2015 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Second Street makes beer for my trails – Published September 23, 2014 in the Santa Fe Reporter

GFT-September-2014-V6N9 – Published September 1, 2014 in the Green Fire Times (the issue is all about the Santa Fe Conservation Trust!

Pathfinder 11-1-2013 – Published November 1, 2013 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Happy Trails 05-2-2013 – Published May 2, 2013 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Can’t tax this land – Published February 24, 2013 by the Albuquerque Journal

Laws Give Break for Land Preservation. But Hurry. – Published February 24, 2013 by the Wall Street Journal

Trail Blazer: How Dale Ball gave Santa Fe a wilderness legacy – Published February 19, 2013 by the Santa Fe Reporter

Val Kilmer’s Former River Ranch Receiving a Conservation Makeover – Published September 11, 2012 by ecorazzi.com

Rowe ranch owner to ‘rejuvenate’ river – Published July 16, 2012 at KRQE.com

Local news in brief, May 24, 2012, La Piedra Trail to Open–  Published May 23, 2012 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

La Tierra Torture: Bike enthusiasts endure weekend of races – Published April 28, 2012 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Letters to the editor for April 5, 2012: Connect with Nature – Published April 5, 2012 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

New trail to link city with ski basin – Published 10/05/2011 in the New Mexican

Local news in brief, Sept. 14, 2011, County buys land to expand trail – Published September 13, 2011

Federal conservation tax incentive renewed – Published 01/05/2011 in the New Mexican

The Santa Fe Conservation Trust Annual Monitoring of the Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve by Charlie O’Leary- Published Santa Fe Botanical Gardens Winter 2011 Newsletter

Galisteo Springs to benefit from grant – Published 09/03/2010 in the New Mexican

Living Treasures: Dale & Sylvia Ball Interview Transcript

As Fresh as it Gets – Published 7/16/2010 in The New Mexican

Stewart Udall and trusting in the future – Published 5/15/2010 in The New Mexican

Star party looks for Galileo’s find – Published 9/22/2009 in The New Mexican

Trails alliance: a call for help and support – Published 9/19/2009 in The New Mexican

Parks and Trails Make Livable Cities – Originally published in The Conservation Campaign‘s 2008 Annual Report

SMALL IS BOUNTIFUL, BIG IS POWERFUL: Across the West, More Farms, Less Land, and a Widening Divide – by David Frey. Published on Newwest.net

River Trail inches toward reality through city, county – by Staci Matlock. Published 5/25/2009 in The New Mexican

Bike to Work Week: Rider’s 7-mile tour offers art, history, food and views – by Tom Sharpe. Published 5/10/2009 in The New Mexican

Upcoming Events

Aug
17
Wed
8:30 am La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, Junction 22 Trailhead
La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, Junction 22 Trailhead
Aug 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, Junction 22 Trailhead | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Come help SFCT volunteers work on La Tierra Trails on behalf of the City of Santa Fe. Bring work boots, long pants/shirt sleeves, sun protection, snacks, and water.  I’ll bring the tools! If you haven’t[...]
5:30 pm Vámonos – Wellness Walk @ Larragoite Park
Vámonos – Wellness Walk @ Larragoite Park
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
5/25 – Wellness Walk from Larragoite Park to Railyard Park. 6/22 – Wellness Walk from Larragoite Park to Ashbaugh Park 7/20 – Wellness Walk from Larragoite Park to Railyard Park. 8/17 – Wellness Walk from[...]
Aug
26
Fri
10:00 am Vámonos – Walk with our Elders @ MEG Senior Center
Vámonos – Walk with our Elders @ MEG Senior Center
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Take a Walk with our Elders Meet at the MED Senior Center for a walk through the Bicentennial/Alto Park (1121 Alto St.) All walks are free and open to the public. No registration is required,[...]
Aug
27
Sat
8:30 am The Conservation Homestead Resto...
The Conservation Homestead Resto...
Aug 27 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
The Conservation Homestead Restoration Workday
The Conservation Homestead Restoration Workday Saturday, August 27th 8:30 AM – 3 PM Participants will learn restoration techniques and help install simple structures that will kickstart regeneration to reverse land degradation over time —including one rock dams,[...]
Sep
3
Sat
9:00 am Vámonos Hike – Nature Scavenger ... @ Arroyo Hondo Open Space
Vámonos Hike – Nature Scavenger ... @ Arroyo Hondo Open Space
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join SFCT for a Vámonos Hike at the Arroyo Hondo Open Space (AHOS) for a Nature Scavenger Hunt. Meet at the Upper trailhead (Old Agua Fria Rd. East) at the AHOS for a moderate hike[...]

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