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What do we do with Nude Mountains?

What do we do with Nude Mountains?

"What do you do with your grief?  What do you do with your loss? . . . What do we do with species going extinct? What do we do with nude mountains?" – excerpt from AT THE PRECIPICEDECEMBER 9   ∙   6:30PMWe hope you marked this unique and very special opportunity in...

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E-News – Banff and other Thanksgiving Treats!

E-News – Banff and other Thanksgiving Treats!

Happy Thanksgiving to you!  I am writing this in anticipation of being a little heartbroken on the day, because my family members, even though we all live here, are celebrating it separately from each other.  We will be on the phone with each other, for sure, and I am...

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E-News – Two Great Programs to Keep You Company

E-News – Two Great Programs to Keep You Company

I am hoping that this email will bring a little joy into your lives as we shelter in place for a while to try to get the coronavirus under control.  How about some Banff films to add a little excitement to your couchsurfing?  Get ready because the Banff Virtual World...

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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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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

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