Buckman Phase 1

The Rio Grande Return, along with the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, is presently initiating a planning process to create a recreational and educational area at the Buckman site along the Rio Grande. We have contracted with SWCA environmental consultants to implement the planning process. For more information on SWCA consultants, visit www.swca.com. Purpose The Buckman area … Continue reading Buckman Phase 1

Comanche Creek

THE MISSION of The Quivira Coalition is to build resilience by fostering ecological, economic and social health on western landscapes through education, innovation, collaboration, and progressive public and private land stewardship. For more, visit: http://www.quiviracoalition.org COMANCHE CREEK HABITAT RESTORATION PROJECT Comanche Creek is located within the Sangre de Cristo Land Grant in the de Cristo … Continue reading Comanche Creek


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, Phase I

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