Since 2006 Rio Grande Return has played a leading role in the protection, restoration and enhancement of thousands of acres of wetlands, springs, creeks, associated wetlands and agricultural lands on tribal, public and private lands in New Mexico. Below is a list of the restoration projects and initiatives that Rio Grande Return has either directed … Continue reading *Restoration Program Overview
Abstract The importance of the #MeToo movement can be seen in a larger context in terms of its value to environmental and wildlife protection. This is not merely a social movement and reorganization of gender roles, #MeToo has far ranging implications as we begin to claim the inherent importance of relationality. For too long we have … Continue reading #MeToo and Wildlife Protection presented to The Wildlife Society, Cleveland 2018
SIGN OUR PETITION (new as of 3-20-19) Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge sees over 350 species of migratory birds each year. Their songs carry across the wetlands as they nest and forage in the surrounding farmlands. They are dependent on the thin stretch of central flyway in NM that follows along the Rio Grande. … Continue reading Sun Zia Transmission Lines To Cross the Rio Grande at Escondida.
Restoration: Land, Spirit and Water HAMAATSA is an indigenous continuum learning center committed to sustainable living, spiritual wholeness and cultural restoration. OUR MISSION is to provide servant leadership models for living simply and sustainably on the land integrating healing systems from traditional cultures; to restore indigenous life-ways and land stewardship principles through experiential land-based learning. For … Continue reading Hamaatsa
North American Wetland Conservation Act: Rio Grande Return works to return wetland funding to New Mexico. Before his untimely death, John Taylor, one of the main visionaries for Bosque del Apache, procured two million dollar grants from the North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA) - a fund set up through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading North American Wetland Conservation Act, Phase I