Come volunteer with us in the Galisteo Basin!

Come volunteer with us in the Galisteo Basin!

Please Volunteer!Galisteo Basin Erosion Control Work Dayson June 11 & 12, 18 & 19 Please sign up to learn erosion control techniques from a master, and to help SFCT employ these techniques to protect and restore a property in the Galisteo Basin – from 8 am to...

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In Memory: Bill Johnson

In Memory: Bill Johnson

1951 - 2021   There is no way that we could ever thank Bill enough for his contributions to the Santa Fe Conservation Trust: board member, trail advocate, and all around great guy.  We'll miss you Bill! Please take a look at the article below, published in our...

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Take a Kid Hiking on June 5

Take a Kid Hiking on June 5

As you can imagine, it was hard to plan and promote our programs this year because of the coronavirus.  Should we promote the VAMONOS program, for example, or would we not be able to gather?  Until we got more clarity, we did as much gorilla advertising as we could,...

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Last Chance to Speak Out

Last Chance to Speak Out

Last Chance for Comments on the Streetlight Conversion! Over 5,500 streetlights are slated to be converted to LED lights, which is great as far as saving energy is concerned. But the temperature of the lights is still to be determined, which is why we are concerned....

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Bursting Out of the Pandemic!

Bursting Out of the Pandemic!

Yesterday was a big day on the pandemic front with good news about masks for vaccinated people. Check out the CDCs new recommendations if you haven't seen them yet. Of course, the governor has to weigh in soon. Even though it is good news, I feel sort of like a rabbit...

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Preserving our Night Skies – Thank You!

Preserving our Night Skies – Thank You!

We are thrilled with the turnout for our Dark Skies earthLINES Online Chat last night, which featured Sam Finn, Peter Lipscomb, Francois-Marie Patorni, and Terry Smith.  What discussion!  We are so grateful for their time, expertise and passion for lighting that is...

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City Streetlight Conversion

City Streetlight Conversion

Roundtable Discussion on Responsible Lighting for Santa FeThursday, April 29th, at 6:30 pm Join four local residents who have been tracking the conversion of Santa Fe’s streetlights to energy-saving LEDs. You'll learn how various kinds of outdoor lighting can impact...

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Get Involved for Earth Day and Night Skies

Get Involved for Earth Day and Night Skies

​Dear friend, Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd. How will you celebrate? One way you can celebrate is by supporting our work. Every single day, SFCT works to preserve biodiversity by protecting important habitat for rare and threatened species; our work helps to...

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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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Upcoming Events

Jun
12
Sat
8:00 am Galisteo Basin Erosion Control @ Meet at Cottonwood Trailhead
Galisteo Basin Erosion Control @ Meet at Cottonwood Trailhead
Jun 12 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come learn erosion control techniques from a master, and put what you have learned to work with a team of volunteers in the Galisteo Basin.  We are starting early to avoid the heat, and will[...]
Jun
15
Tue
6:00 pm Vamonos – Take a Walk on the Sou... @ Southside Library
Vamonos – Take a Walk on the Sou... @ Southside Library
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All southside walks meet at 6 PM at 6599 Jaguar Drive and go from the Southside Library to Arroyo Chamiso Trail One walk per month: May 18th June 15th July 13th August 10th September 7th[...]
Jun
18
Fri
8:00 am Galisteo Basin Erosion Control @ Meet at Cottonwood Trailhead
Galisteo Basin Erosion Control @ Meet at Cottonwood Trailhead
Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come learn erosion control techniques from a master, and put what you have learned to work with a team of volunteers in the Galisteo Basin.  We are starting early to avoid the heat, and will[...]
Jun
19
Sat
8:00 am Galisteo Basin Erosion Control @ Meet at Cottonwood Trailhead
Galisteo Basin Erosion Control @ Meet at Cottonwood Trailhead
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come learn erosion control techniques from a master, and put what you have learned to work with a team of volunteers in the Galisteo Basin.  We are starting early to avoid the heat, and will[...]
Jun
23
Wed
5:30 pm Vamonos – Wellness Walk @ Larragoite Park
Vamonos – Wellness Walk @ Larragoite Park
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
All wellness walks meet at 5:30 PM at Larragoite Park on Cristobal Colon to the Acequia Trail to Ashbaugh Park and back. One walk per month: May 26th June 23rd July 21st August 18th September[...]

2019 Annual Report