Santa Fe River

Santa Fe, NM

2021 planting of 800 willow stems and 100 cottonwood poles along the Santa Fe River and the River Trail between Frenchy’s Field and Siler Road in Santa Fe.

Project goals include increasing bank stability, decreasing sediment mobilization downstream, and providing improved habitat through revegetation and stream shading. Work was funded by the Sierra Club, and supported by the City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, the Santa Fe Watershed Association, and friend of the river, Tom Noble.

Plantings receiving a well-timed release of water.

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