Restoration Program

Valle de Oro NWR River Stewards Restoration Phase I

2017 Planting of 1000 cottonwoods & Gooddings willow, 15,000 coyote willow, 400 native forage plants & 12,000 saltgrass plugs at the Valle de Oro NWR.

Diablo Canyon Spring Restoration

2014 Removing non-native trees and creating a large cross vane in the Canada Ancha Arroyo in Diablo Canyon

Buckman River Stewards Phase II

2014 The non-native trees have been removed and the trails along the Rio Grande are now more accessible.

Buckman River Ecosystem Restoration Initiative Phase I

2013 Buckman Restoration I. These volunteers helped clean up over 4 tons of garbage.

Hamaasta Watershed Restoration

2010 A collaborative project with Keystone Restoration Ecology to help restore a degraded arroyo at Hamaatsa – Larry Littlebird’s Wild Land Sanctuary.

Zia Pueblo Spring Restoration

Zia Pueblo Spring Restoration

2009 Collaboration between Zia Pueblo, Rio Grande Return and Keystone Restoration Ecology to restore two sacred springs in the Ojito Wilderness.