Important Update on City Streetlights

Important Update on City Streetlights

The City Council is moving forward tonight to approve a contract to convert 2,060 streetlights to energy-efficient LED light bulbs, part of a preliminary plan to convert 3,500 streetlights across the City.  This is a laudable effort which will save the City on energy...

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Join us for this free and informative chat

Join us for this free and informative chat

This Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30pm 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!  Kevin is Executive Director of the Southwest Environmental...

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SFCT is Hiring!

SFCT is Hiring!

CONSERVATION SPECIALIST Santa Fe Conservation Trust (SFCT) seeks a detail-oriented, creative, collaborative, and experienced professional to manage the acquisition of lands and conservation easements and to assist with the stewardship of those already in SFCT’s...

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Instructions on Not Giving Up

Instructions on Not Giving Up

Tomorrow is the first day of spring.  What a relief!  This wasn't the easiest winter to live through.  Slow down for a minute to take this moment in.  Here's a poem to set the tone for the change in seasons.  Instructions on Not Giving Up Ada Limón -1976- More than...

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Let’s Discuss Some Solutions

Let’s Discuss Some Solutions

Hard to believe that a whole year has gone by since the coronavirus shut everything down.  Last year at this time, we had to cancel the Banff Mountain Film Festival at the Lensic, move home for what we thought would be just a month or so, and start the hard process of...

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Learn how conservation impacts our biggest challenges

Learn how conservation impacts our biggest challenges

Last December, almost 80 people tuned in for our earthLINES Online Chat with authors Laura Paskus and Bill deBuys about climate change in the southwest.  We've scheduled another earthLINES Online Chat for Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm, and I hope you will join us! ...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We just wanted to wish you a happy Valentine's Day weekend, which looks like it is going to be cold and snowy.  What better time than to hunker down with your beloveds and watch some Banff films?    See the information and link below.  A small percentage of your...

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842 More Acres Preserved in the Galisteo Basin!

842 More Acres Preserved in the Galisteo Basin!

I don't know about you, but I was pretty happy to make it through 2020, and I guess I expected 2021 to be better, just by virtue of it not being 2020 anymore!  But as you've probably noticed, it isn't much better, not yet, anyway.  Maybe it was something psychological...

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SFCT E-Newsletter 1/15/2021

SFCT E-Newsletter 1/15/2021

Photo: Puerto Nambé in the Pecos Wilderness, circa 2003. Credit: © Scott Swearingen2020 was an unusual year that forced us at SFCT to pivot on a dime and be as responsive as we could be to changing circumstances.  You came right along with us, and I cannot thank you...

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SFCT E-Newsletter 12/18/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 12/18/2020

As we approach the holidays, it is nice to take a minute to reflect on this long and challenging year.  Like every nonprofit, we've had our share of pandemic upheavals, but I couldn't be prouder of our wonderful staff, who never complained and just kept up their...

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all-day Bears Ears Guided Camping Trip @ Bears Ears National Monument
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