La Tierra Trail Work Days, May 2020

La Tierra Trail Work Days, May 2020

City trail volunteers turned their attention to La Tierra Trails in May, continuing to meet in small groups with the Trails Program Manager. On May 13 and 20, volunteers built several dips and grade reversals to direct storm drainage out of the gullied,...
Self-Guided Earth Day Acequia and River Cruise

Self-Guided Earth Day Acequia and River Cruise

In April 2020, SFCT worked with the Railyard Park Conservancy and other partners to celebrate Earth Day in times of coronavirus.  From Earth Day on April 22 through the end of the month, SFCT encouraged Santa Feans to participate in the Self-Guided Earth Day Acequia...
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...
Community Bicycle Ride: Funky Trails and Shortcuts

Community Bicycle Ride: Funky Trails and Shortcuts

As part of the inaugural Santa Fe Mountain Fest (the heir to the New Mexico Bike and Brew festival), on Saturday, Sept. 14, SFCT’s Trails Program Manager took a group of eighteen cyclists around town looking for the “sweet spots” that make urban...
New Mexico Railroad History Celebration

New Mexico Railroad History Celebration

The Second Annual New Mexico Railroad History Celebration was held at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, in the Railyard District, Aug. 30-Sept. 2.  Santa Fe Conservation Trust’s Trails Program Manager was one of the event co-organizers along with Jim and Elizabeth...