Trails Open!

Thanks to recent rainfall, City, County, Galisteo Basin and The Nature Conservancy trails have all been re-opened!  Santa Fe National Forest has re-opened all ranger  districts  except for Pecos/Las Vegas as of June 24. This means all of our local SFNF trails are open again except for areas  east of  Atalaya Mountain!  More  information here.


 

Protecting Land, Trails, and Skies in Northern New Mexico

Saving Land. For Everyone. Forever.

New Mexico’s stunning, untouched landscapes—the life–supporting lands essential for healthy wildlife, clean air, pure water, and food–producing soils—are rapidly disappearing. The Santa Fe Conservation Trust is helping to create a network of natural, open lands in and around our communities, forever protected for all living creatures. By providing landowners with tools to place their lands into voluntary conservation status, we now oversee the protection of more than 43,000 acres in northern New Mexico.

The Santa Fe Conservation Trust partners with our community to keep northern New Mexico’s living lands and people flourishing together. We protect culturally and environmentally significant landscapes, ignite people’s passion for nature and enable the continual regeneration of our healthy place. We envision a future where everyone in northern New Mexico cherishes nature and works to preserve it for this and future generations.

We are a private non-profit organization, supported by the generosity of hundreds of people who share our passion- a healthy environment sustaining a healthy community. Learn more about the Santa Fe Conservation Trust and ways you can join us in our efforts to save the enchantment of Northern New Mexico.

Please consider making a donation today.

Upcoming Events

Jun
29
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
Jun 29 @ 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[...]
8:30 am Trail Work in the Santa Fe Canyo... @ Cerro Gordo Trailhead
Trail Work in the Santa Fe Canyo... @ Cerro Gordo Trailhead
Jun 29 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Trail Work in the Santa Fe Canyon Preserve @ Cerro Gordo Trailhead
Please join us as we return to the Santa Fe Canyon Preserve to work on the trail we helped build last year in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, Ecotone Landscape Planning, and Rocket Ramps.  This[...]
Jul
5
Tue
5:30 pm Vámonos – Take a Walk on the Sou... @ Southside Library
Vámonos – Take a Walk on the Sou... @ Southside Library
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Take a Walk on the Southside Meet at the Southside Library (6599 Jaguar Dr.) and talk a walk on the Arroyo Chamiso Trail. All walks are free and open to the public. No registration is[...]
Jul
14
Thu
5:30 pm Vámonos – Find a New Path
Vámonos – Find a New Path
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Vámonos – Find a New Path 5/19 – Rail Trail @ Zia Rd Trailhead to Siringo Rd and back 6/16 – Arroyo Chamiso Trail @Villa Linda Park to GCCC Rec Center and back 7/14 –[...]
Jul
20
Wed
5:30 pm Vámonos – Wellness Walk @ Larragoite Park
Vámonos – Wellness Walk @ Larragoite Park
Jul 20 @ 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[...]

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Bike-to-School Week, May 3-5, 2022

Bike-to-School Week, May 3-5, 2022

Bike-to-School Week in Santa Fe spanned three days of biking to school - the "Bike Train - Arroyo Route" on Tuesday May 3, National Bike-to-School Day events at various schools on Wed., May 4, and the multi-school "Bike Train - River Route" on Thurs. May 5....

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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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Trail Work in 2021

Trail Work in 2021

It was a busy year of trail work for the Santa Fe Conservation Trust and our partners with the Trails Alliance of Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society, New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors, the Boy Scouts of America, and other volunteers. Starting under a...

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International Walk-to-School Day, Oct. 6, 2021

International Walk-to-School Day, Oct. 6, 2021

SFCT worked with several local schools to promote International Walk-to-School Day on Oct. 6, 2021.  The main event was a procession from the Santa Fe Public Library's South Side Branch up the Arroyo Chamiso Trail in Tierra Contenta to Cesar Chavez Elementary School,...

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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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