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Because Water Matters — Since 1988

We have a vision of New Mexico’s rivers and streams running so clear and clean that you can bend a knee to the water, cup your hands, and drink without fear.

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June 22: 13th Annual Taos Rivers and Lands Cleanup

Everyone is invited to join the 2019, 13th Annual Taos Rivers and Lands Cleanup, a countywide effort to clean our watershed, community and hiking trails.


DATE: Saturday, June 22, 2019. TIME: 8am – 2pm (Lunch served at 1:00pm)
TAOS AND QUESTA VOLUNTEERS: 8am meet at St. James Episcopal Church (Taos), and 8am in Questa at the Questa Visitor's Center.

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Please Tell the EPA Their "Dirty Water Rule" Stinks!

On February 14th, the EPA published their proposed Waters of the US Rule (we are calling it the “Dirty Water Rule”) in the federal register, starting a 60-day comment period. This rule would strip Clean Water Act protections from streams that do not flow year round and from any wetland that is not directly connected to a stream that flows year round. 

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Free Green Infrastructure Guide

This Green Infrastructure Guide, put together by Amigos Bravos and the Environmental Law Institute, provides a step-by-step process that local governments can use to integrate community input into their green infrastructure projects. It starts with a review of the benefits of involving the public in the decision-making process. It then sets out eight steps t…

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Map of Otter Sightings in New Mexico

A reintroduction plan for river otters in the upper Rio Grande was implemented in October 2008 by New Mexico Friends of River Otters. These lovable creatures were a native species in New Mexico until their populations were wiped out due to overhunting in the 1950s. NM Friends of River Otters is a coalition of community-based environmental and wildlife o…

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