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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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! ...

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...

Volunteer Work on Dorothy Stewart Trail and Atalaya Trail, Fall 2020

Volunteer Work on Dorothy Stewart Trail and Atalaya Trail, Fall 2020

In September and October, we turned our attention to the City's Dorothy Stewart Trail and Santa Fe National Forest's Atalaya Trail, for which we recently renewed our adoption.  Although we hadn't worked on either for several years, these trails were in relatively good...

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...

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...