Press Releases

Partnership protects important lands in the Galisteo Basin Preserve

Partnership protects important lands in the Galisteo Basin Preserve

Santa Fe Conservation Trust and the Commonweal Conservancy have completed the permanent conservation of 315 acres of significant natural lands in the Galisteo Basin, furthering the protection of one of the largest undeveloped areas south of Santa Fe.  Considered among...

Santa Fe Conservation Trust 25th Anniversary Raffle

Santa Fe Conservation Trust 25th Anniversary Raffle

WE HAVE WINNERS!   Check out the winners of each prize below:   HOWLING WITH THE WOLVES Your perfect wild getaway!  One-night stay for two at Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary’s Wild Spirit Cabin, including a one-hour Standard Tour and Breakfast Feeding Tour....

June 1, 2018 Santa Fe Trail Closures

June 1, 2018 Santa Fe Trail Closures

On June 1, 2018, Santa Fe National Forest closed public access due to fire restrictions. Santa Fe County also announced closure of its adjoining open space within Dale Ball Trails (Picacho Peak area) as well as La Piedra and Little Tesuque Open Space. The rest of...

April 7, 2015 – Santa Fe Conservation Trust Accepts Railyard Park Conservation Easement 04-07-2015

October 1, 2014 – Accreditation Press Release 10-1-14

January 29, 2014 – Trails Program Manager 1-29-14

November 5, 2013 – The End of Night 11-5-2013

June 13, 2012 – Sun Mountain Trail Opens to the Public

May 25, 2012 – National Trails Day 2012

Oct. 4, 2011 – First major trail connection in over a decade set for Santa Fe’s Sangres La Piedra Trail opening planned for December, 2011

Dec. 21, 2010 – Santa Fe Conservation Trust Applauds Renewal of Conservation Tax Incentive

Nov. 4, 2009 – Wells Fargo becomes Lead Sponsor of Dale Ball Trailhead to Support Trails Alliance Of Santa Fe – Unveiling Ceremony Monday Nov. 16, 2009

Aug. 28th, 2009 – Public meeting to review plans for improvements to the Dale Ball Trail

 

Articles

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Atalaya Trail – A survivor with the help of heroes – Posted June 4, 2015 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Volunteers give popular trail a safer more elegant start – Posted January 8, 2015 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Second Street makes beer for my trails – Published September 23, 2014 in the Santa Fe Reporter

GFT-September-2014-V6N9 – Published September 1, 2014 in the Green Fire Times (the issue is all about the Santa Fe Conservation Trust!

Pathfinder 11-1-2013 – Published November 1, 2013 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Happy Trails 05-2-2013 – Published May 2, 2013 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Can’t tax this land – Published February 24, 2013 by the Albuquerque Journal

Laws Give Break for Land Preservation. But Hurry. – Published February 24, 2013 by the Wall Street Journal

Trail Blazer: How Dale Ball gave Santa Fe a wilderness legacy – Published February 19, 2013 by the Santa Fe Reporter

Val Kilmer’s Former River Ranch Receiving a Conservation Makeover – Published September 11, 2012 by ecorazzi.com

Rowe ranch owner to ‘rejuvenate’ river – Published July 16, 2012 at KRQE.com

Local news in brief, May 24, 2012, La Piedra Trail to Open–  Published May 23, 2012 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

La Tierra Torture: Bike enthusiasts endure weekend of races – Published April 28, 2012 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Letters to the editor for April 5, 2012: Connect with Nature – Published April 5, 2012 in the Santa Fe New Mexican

New trail to link city with ski basin – Published 10/05/2011 in the New Mexican

Local news in brief, Sept. 14, 2011, County buys land to expand trail – Published September 13, 2011

Federal conservation tax incentive renewed – Published 01/05/2011 in the New Mexican

The Santa Fe Conservation Trust Annual Monitoring of the Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve by Charlie O’Leary- Published Santa Fe Botanical Gardens Winter 2011 Newsletter

Galisteo Springs to benefit from grant – Published 09/03/2010 in the New Mexican

Living Treasures: Dale & Sylvia Ball Interview Transcript

As Fresh as it Gets – Published 7/16/2010 in The New Mexican

Stewart Udall and trusting in the future – Published 5/15/2010 in The New Mexican

Star party looks for Galileo’s find – Published 9/22/2009 in The New Mexican

Trails alliance: a call for help and support – Published 9/19/2009 in The New Mexican

Parks and Trails Make Livable Cities – Originally published in The Conservation Campaign‘s 2008 Annual Report

SMALL IS BOUNTIFUL, BIG IS POWERFUL: Across the West, More Farms, Less Land, and a Widening Divide – by David Frey. Published on Newwest.net

River Trail inches toward reality through city, county – by Staci Matlock. Published 5/25/2009 in The New Mexican

Bike to Work Week: Rider’s 7-mile tour offers art, history, food and views – by Tom Sharpe. Published 5/10/2009 in The New Mexican

Upcoming Events

May
28
Tue
5:30 pm Walk with a Notable Local
Walk with a Notable Local
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Walk with a Notable Local
4th Tuesdays of the Month 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM (Except in October when it’s on the 1st) May 28th, Mayor Alan Webber, meet at 200 Lincoln Ave. and walk from City Hall to the River Trail[...]
May
29
Wed
9:00 am La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, trailhead to be determined
La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, trailhead to be determined
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, trailhead to be determined | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Come help SFCT volunteers maintain La Tierra Trails on behalf of the City, people, dogs, and horses of Santa Fe. Bring work boots, long pants/shirt sleeves, sun protection, snacks, and water.  I’ll bring the tools![...]
Jun
5
Wed
9:00 am La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, trailhead to be determined
La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, trailhead to be determined
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
La Tierra Trails Work Day @ La Tierra Trails, trailhead to be determined | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Come help SFCT volunteers maintain La Tierra Trails on behalf of the City, people, dogs, and horses of Santa Fe. Bring work boots, long pants/shirt sleeves, sun protection, snacks, and water.  I’ll bring the tools![...]
Jun
8
Sat
10:00 am Take a Kid Hiking Day! @ St. Johns Trailhead
Take a Kid Hiking Day! @ St. Johns Trailhead
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Take a Kid Hiking Day! @ St. Johns Trailhead
As part of the Vamonos, Santa Fe Walks program; we invite you to “Take a Kid Walking!!” This hike is designed to get kids and families out on the trail enjoying all the beauty Santa[...]
10:00 am Vamonos Hikes
Vamonos Hikes
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Vamonos Hikes
2nd Saturdays of the month 10 AM – 11 AM (Except in September when it’s on the 28th ) May 11th “Find a View” Meet at Upper Canyon Road and Cerro Gordo Road  and walk[...]

2017 Annual Report