SFCT News & Events

E-News – Enjoy our soon to be Chilly Trails

E-News – Enjoy our soon to be Chilly Trails

Well, it looks like this weekend the growing season will come to a close and maybe, just maybe, we'll get some precipitation.  I have to admit that I have been enjoying this part of climate change, which resulted in a longer, warmer Fall where my garden could flourish...

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E-News – Keeping Hope (and Our Trails) Alive

E-News – Keeping Hope (and Our Trails) Alive

Six months into the pandemic, and here we are at Fall.  I don't know about you, but I need some down time!  Yet everything is up right now.  The virus has made its way to the White House, the days are growing shorter.  The election is nearing.  And I will be voting in...

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La Tierra Chili Line Trail

La Tierra Chili Line Trail

The La Tierra Chili Line Trail is finally happening!  We have received clearance from the City's Archaeological Review Committee to develop a 1/4-mile rail-to-trail on the historic "Denver & Rio Grande Railroad" railbed in La Tierra Trails, along with a 1/8-mile...

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E-News – Birds, Biodiversity & Big Ideas

E-News – Birds, Biodiversity & Big Ideas

These are such disturbing times, made even worse lately by the news that there is a huge die-off of birds happening throughout New Mexico and portions of Colorado.  Scientists aren't sure at this point what's causing it, except to say that the birds they have examined...

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Volunteer Work on Sun Mountain Trail

Volunteer Work on Sun Mountain Trail

Volunteers returned to Sun Mountain Trail for the first time in nearly three years on Sept. 16, 2020.  Once again we focused on "fall-line" sections of the lower part of the trail - de-berming, clearing out drainage areas that we had worked on before, and picking a...

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In Memory: Bud Kelly

In Memory: Bud Kelly

1921 - 2020   Bud (Daniel T.) Kelly, Jr. was born in 1921 in Santa Fe.  His family owned and operated Gross, Kelly and Co., one of the largest railroad general mercantile companies in the southwest.  Bud was one of six children.  When he was an infant, his...

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Our Virtual Event is Tomorrow, August 27th!

Our Virtual Event is Tomorrow, August 27th!

Our virtual Community Conservation Celebration is tomorrow evening, August 27, starting at 7 pm! Get your $5 Access Pass NOW at https://sfct.org/events/ccc-udall/ to participate, and we'll send you a link to the event. After you get your access pass, please register...

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Join us for Virtual Outing on August 27th!

Join us for Virtual Outing on August 27th!

Our virtual event is just days away - on Thursday, August 27th.  At 7 pm we start with some wonderful warm up acts.  Then the event itself starts at 7:30 and over in less than an hour - badaboom!  All it takes to participate is a $5 access pass, which you can get...

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Volunteer Work in Dale Ball Trails, Summer and Fall 2020

Volunteer Work in Dale Ball Trails, Summer and Fall 2020

For the hot months of July and August, and into September, we turned our attention to Dale Ball Trails, revisiting many known erosion problem-spots in the North, Central, and South parts of the trails.  Given limitations on public gatherings, with advance preparation...

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GUSTO Wayfinding and SFCT Stewardship Signage, Summer 2020

GUSTO Wayfinding and SFCT Stewardship Signage, Summer 2020

From June through September 2020, upon the re-adoption of City's natural-surface trails through a new voluntary agreement with City Parks and Recreation Dept., the Trails Program Manager and volunteers put up new signage at trailheads at La Tierra Trails, Dale Ball...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
26
Thu
all-day Banff Mountain Film Festival – V...
Banff Mountain Film Festival – V...
Nov 26 2020 – Mar 31 2021 all-day
Banff Mountain Film Festival - Virtual Edition
Preview About Banff   Photo by Tony BonannoGet inspired, explore the mountain world and have a wild adventure from home! The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back and online with all new[...]
Mar
31
Wed
6:30 pm Online Chat – Gabe Velasquez & K...
Online Chat – Gabe Velasquez & K...
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm
Gabe Velasquez Kevin Bixby March 31     6:30pm Cost-free event   Join these two outspoken NM conservation advocates, activists, and change-makers as they discuss answers to the questions below and to your questions as well! We[...]
May
2
Sun
all-day Bears Ears Guided Camping Trip @ Bears Ears National Monument
Bears Ears Guided Camping Trip @ Bears Ears National Monument
May 2 – May 7 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 2 to Friday, May 7, 2021 Price:  $960         Deposit:  $200 ($460 tax-deductible) Leader:  Linda[...]

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