Tour of the Cejita Blanca Badlands

Penistaja Badlands 1

Saturday, September 11
Easy/Moderate tour of Cejita Blanca Badlands near Cuba.

Explore a "new" badlands replete with colorful rock formations, amusing hoodoos, gigantic iron concretions eroding from the soil, and an impressive grove of large grandfather junipers. All off trail, some steep areas. See why we think that this area should be protected. Several high-clearance vehicles needed; driving via Bernalillo. Call Norma McCallan 471-0005 or Tom Petencin 505-271-9928 (ABQ) or


Otero Mesa Economic Forum

Otero Mesa Grassland by Stephen Capra

6-9 pm, Saturday, September 18
Tays Special Events Center on the New Mexico State University campus in Alamogordo, NM.

The forum will explain the positive economic impacts on the region from having a National Monument.

Please attend this important informational meeting.


Public Listening Session on the President's America's Great Outdoors Initiative

Santa Fe Baldy

1:30- 4:00 pm, Saturday, July 17,
Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Road, NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

Please join senior representatives from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a public listening session and discussions in New Mexico on conservation, recreation, and reconnecting people to the outdoors.


Clean up Rio Grande Corrider at Buckman

Diablo Canyon

1:30-5:00 pm, Sunday, September 12
Rio Grande River at Buckman

Help honor and protect the beauty of the Rio Grande by participating in a clean-up day at the Rio Grande Corridor at Buckman! The Buckman Road area is a valuable resource to the citizens of the city and county of Santa Fe. It is uniquely important as one of the few public access points to the Rio Grande, which is in turn the living connection with the natural, and cultural history of New Mexico.


6th Annual Gila River Festival

Gila River Festival

September 16-19

6th Annual Gila River Festival to Celebrate the Gila’s Web of Life Southwest’s Premier Nature Festival Scheduled for September 16 – 19, 2010

The sixth annual Gila River Festival – planned in and around Silver City, September 16-19, 2010 – will celebrate the role of the Gila River in supporting southwest New Mexico’s rich biological diversity. One of the Southwest’s premier nature festivals, the Gila River Festival attracts an audience of nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts eager to learn about and experience the Gila’s natural wonders. Festival attendees will enjoy a variety of expert-guided field trips in the Gila National Forest and along the Gila River, lectures with leading scientists on the Gila’s biodiversity, films, family activities, workshops and downtown art walk.


Northern New Mexico - Fall Member Event

Borrego - Bear Wallow

5:30pm-7:30pm, Friday September 17.
The Commons, 2300 West Alameda, Santa Fe

Join our annual fall member party. Food and drink are provided. Chat with your friends. Meet new people. Hear about the club's successes. Maybe some of our local political leaders will stop by for a chat.


A Forum on Urban Transformation

Our Future

4-6 pm, Friday, July 16 and 10am-noon, Saturday, July 17
Tipton Hall, College of Santa Fe, 1600 Saint Michael's Drive, Santa Fe

The City of Santa Fe Presents: A Forum on Urban Transformation

  • Kurt Culbertson, Design Workshop, Denver
  • Tim Page, CH2MHILL, St. Louis
  • Patricia Johanson, Artist, New York
  • Carlos Hernandez, Fehr and Peers, Denver
  • Michael Halsey, Business Futures, Santa Fe

Las Vegas People's Faire - Sustainable Las Vegas

Solar Thermal Panels by DVW

10am-5pm August 14

Sustainable Las Vegas, the local chapter of the New Mexico Solar Energy Association will be participating in the Las Vegas People's Faire on August 14th from 10:00 to 5:00 in Carnegie Park.


"The Job's Not Done" Blue Green Alliance Bus Tour Stop and Rally in Santa Fe

BGA Job's Not Done

5:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday August 17
Santa Fe Railyard Plaza by the water tower

The Blue Green Alliance is staging a nationwide bus tour that will be in Santa Fe to call for comprehensive clean energy and climate change legislation in the fall. The event will feature local elected officials, including Mayor Coss, and union members who work in clean energy sectors and advocate for clean energy policies.

Join us for a special Happy Hour at Second Street Brewery in the Railyard on the patio from 6:30 - 7:30. 10% discount for all rally attendees!


Annual summer solstice hike and potluck

Pajarito Group

5:30pm Monday, June 21

Meet at parking lot at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area lodge at 5:30 p.m. Hike to the Sunyea deck (just to the west of the top of the Mother lift) and have dinner. Bring food/drink to share, eating utensils/plates/cups. Bring jacket, warm hat, flashlight. Jean Dewart (505/662-9592).


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