Corrales, NM Verbesina seed sown in the Casa San Ysidro Heritage Field The Heritage Field is an extension of Casa San Ysidro, an 18th-19th century Spanish Colonial home, which is managed by the Albuquerque Museum as a research center and public museum in Corrales, NM. The 2.38 acre field is protected from development through a … Continue reading Casa San Ysidro Heritage Field
Albuquerque, NM A section of the 7 acres seeded in June 2021 with a mix of crops grown as wildlife forage In a collaborative venture with Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District and the City of Albuquerque, we are working to convert historic agricultural fields in Candelaria Nature Preserve to wildlife habitat using existing agricultural … Continue reading Candelaria Nature Preserve
July 2021 The RGR YCC crew has been hard a work on a fencing removal project in the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The goal of this project is to remove roughly 30 miles of legacy cattle fence and support the re-wilding of a large section of the San Antonio Creek drainage. Abandoned cattle fencing poses … Continue reading Valles Caldera Fencing Removal
June 2021 The 2021 YCC crew’s season kicked off to a great start with Beaver Dam Analog (BDA) repair on San Antonio Creek in the Jemez Mountains! BDAs replicate the natural functions of beaver dams by raising the water table, slowing erosion, storing water, and promoting riparian vegetation growth. One of 29 BDAs spruced up … Continue reading San Antonio Creek BDA repairs
2020 Construction of Beaver Dam Analogs (BDAs) and Post Assisted Log Structures (PALS) along the Rio Chamita within the Sargent Wildlife Area.