Rio Puerco Alliance

Mailing Address: 3250 La Paz Lane, Santa Fe, NM 87507
County of Location: Santa Fe
Phone: (505) 474-6689
NTEE Code: B- Education, C- Environment, K- Agriculture, Food, Nutrition
Mission Statement:

Restoring the Rio Puerco Watershed for present and future generations through outreach, education, and collaborative action.

Primary Programs:

We have several restoration projects on the ground: Targeted Watershed Restoration in Torreon Wash, from EPA; River Ecosystem Restoration Initiative grant from State of New Mexico for Riparian Restoration on Torreon Wash; Restoring Wetlands and Riparian Function in Cebolla Canyon, from State of New Mexico and EPA. In addition, we are working with a Native-American group, Hasbidito to establish their group as a non-profit and to help them set up a community kitchen and economic hub in Ojo Encino.

We also provide staff for the Rio Puerco Management Committee, a legislatively mandated collaborative organization.

Our projects focus on education, land and riparian restoration, and the connection between healthy land and healthy communities in the Rio Puerco Watershed.

Populations Served: Native American, Rural, Urban
Counties Served: Sandoval, Bernalillo, Cibola, Socorro, McKinley, Valencia
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Barbara H. Johnson

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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