Trail Work on the La Tierra Chili Line, Fall 2020

Trail Work on the La Tierra Chili Line, Fall 2020

Thanks to volunteers from Journey Montessori School and a representative of Santa Fe Fat Tire Society, we got a jump on protecting the old rail bed and preparing it for the La Tierra Chili Line Trail in September and October. Activities included putting up temporary...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Join us for Virtual Outing on August 27th!

SFCT E-Newsletter 08/14/2020

Dear Friend, I have heard from a couple of people that they are burned out on virtual events.  I know, I know.  But don’t forget that every nonprofit is struggling to keep the doors open and their work going, so your generosity, not only by participating, but also by...

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