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 protection of more than 41,382 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

Apr
24
Fri
6:30 pm Star Gazing Party – CANCELLED
Star Gazing Party – CANCELLED
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Star Gazing Party - CANCELLED
Night sky in the Galisteo Basin. Photo Credit: Tony Bonanno. CANCELLED Stargazing Parties in the Galisteo Basin Friday, April 24 and Friday, October 16 6:30 pm – 10 pm    
Apr
26
Sun
10:00 am Happy Earth Day / Acequia and Ri... @ Railyard Park Community Room
Happy Earth Day / Acequia and Ri... @ Railyard Park Community Room
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Happy Earth Day / Acequia and River Cruise @ Railyard Park Community Room | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Click on image for full-size flyer River and Acequia Cruise, May 13, 2017 Join this slow and mellow community bicycle ride celebrating Earth Day 2020.  We will visit trails, parks, and mellow streets along the[...]
May
24
Sun
all-day Bears Ears Guided Camping Trip @ Bears Ears National Monument
Bears Ears Guided Camping Trip @ Bears Ears National Monument
May 24 – May 29 all-day
Bears Ears Guided Camping Trip @ Bears Ears National Monument
Outings and Explorations Immerse Yourself in the Canyons, Cultural Sites & Rock Art of Southeastern Utah’s Cedar Mesa When Sunday, May 24 to Friday, May 29, 2020 Price:  $960         Deposit:  $200 ($460 tax-deductible) Leader:  Linda[...]
Jun
20
Sat
8:45 am Tecolote Ranch Insider Tour @ Tecolote Ranch
Tecolote Ranch Insider Tour @ Tecolote Ranch
Jun 20 @ 8:45 am – 5:00 pm
Tecolote Ranch Insider Tour @ Tecolote Ranch
Santa Fe Conservation Trust 2019 INSIDER TOURS Ruins · Artifacts · Views · Historical Sites Rare opportunities to explore archaeological sites on private land with archaeologist, Steve Post (see bio below). R.S.V.P. by phone (505)[...]
Jul
10
Fri
8:45 am Tecolote Ranch Insider Tour @ Tecolote Ranch
Tecolote Ranch Insider Tour @ Tecolote Ranch
Jul 10 @ 8:45 am – 5:00 pm
Tecolote Ranch Insider Tour @ Tecolote Ranch
Santa Fe Conservation Trust 2019 INSIDER TOURS Ruins · Artifacts · Views · Historical Sites Rare opportunities to explore archaeological sites on private land with archaeologist, Steve Post (see bio below). R.S.V.P. by phone (505)[...]

News

Ideas for Social Distancing . . . Get Outside!

Ideas for Social Distancing . . . Get Outside!

Arroyo Hondo Open Space. Photo by Billy Johnson. Dear Friend, I wanted to give you a few quick updates: SFCT is working remotely We will be working remotely until April 6th.  Please feel free to leave us messages at our work phone number if you need us, and we will...

Cañada Ancha Bridge (Dale Ball Trails)

Cañada Ancha Bridge (Dale Ball Trails)

On the evenings of March 16 and 17, in lieu of the cancelled showing of the Banff Film Festival, the Trail Program Manager met with a small group of members of the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society to install a long-awaited footbridge crossing the Cañada Ancha, the arroyo...

Piñon Ridge Trail

Piñon Ridge Trail

On March 11, six trail volunteers joined the Trails Program Manager to re-connect the Piñon Ridge Trail to S. Ridgetop Rd., at the top, and Camino Francisca, at the bottom.  Primarily consisting of pruning and defining a narrow, single-track tread, this work was the...

Field Trips to La Tierra Trails, Oct.-Nov., 2019

Field Trips to La Tierra Trails, Oct.-Nov., 2019

El Camino Real Academy: Ms. Gersh's and Ms. Mierley's Fourth-Graders, Oct. 8 El Camino Real Academy: Mr. Tison's Fourth-Graders, Oct. 10 Piñon Elementary School: Ms. Stapleton's Fifth-Graders, Oct. 15 Piñon Elementary School: Ms. West's Fifth-Graders, Oct. 15 El...

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