Actions, outings and events

Hear Our Vote – Women's Marches January 20 & 21

Hear Our Vote – Women’s Marches January 20 & 21

Across the country (and world) the Women’s March will be touring the nation to register voters, engage underserved communities, and put force behind women and progressive candidates in swing states. Let’s make sure the nation and world hears us as we commit to bringing even more #PowerToThePolls! ... Read More
Looking back at 55 years of the Rio Grande Chapter

Looking back at 55 years of the Rio Grande Chapter

2018 is our 55th anniversary. Throughout the year, in the Sierran and on our website, we'll be looking back at some of the events, issues, victories and struggles that shaped New Mexico and El Paso ... Read More
NM monuments up in air after report finally published

NM monuments up in air after report finally published

On December 4, President Trump visited Salt Lake City to issue a proclamation to reduce Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument by almost 50% and Bears Ears National Monument by almost 85%. The following day, Secretary Zinke issued his final report, which included recommendations for the two New Mexico National Monuments that were similar to the preliminary report, namely no boundary changes but management changes ... Read More
Workshop to train citizens to lobby like the pros

Workshop to train citizens to lobby like the pros

The 30-day budget-focused session will be shorter but still feature promising environmental legislation you can help foster (and damaging legislation you can prevent!). Join us and state Sen. Liz Stefanics for a citizen lobbying workshop at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Santa Fe Southside Library. Learn about priority bills likely to appear and find out how you can make your voice heard at the Legislature ... Read More
Rio Grande Chapter Year in Review

Rio Grande Chapter Year in Review

2017 had challenges – with losses and successes. Take a stroll through our most significant events ... Read More
Chapter members elect three Executive Committee members

Chapter members elect three Executive Committee members

Welcome to our 2018 Executive Committee ... Read More
photo of xc skiers

Winter 2018 Outings

Rio Grande Chapter outings for January-March 2018. Trips are normally free (pay when carpooling) and open to non-members, although we do like it if you join the Club to increase our local and national clout ... Read More
Support your chapter! Exhibition by Santa Fe artist Thais Mather

Support your chapter! Exhibition by Santa Fe artist Thais Mather

Artist Thais Mather will donate a portion of the exhibition proceeds to the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club ... Read More
Sandoval County Oil & Gas Ordinance

Sandoval County Oil & Gas Ordinance

Sandoval County is amending its comprehensive zoning ordinance to address oil and gas extraction. The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is following this issue carefully ... Read More

Rio Grande Chapter

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is a volunteer-led organization representing  8,000 members in New Mexico and West Texas. Our mission to is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet, and we prioritize action on protecting our climate, clean air, clean water, and conservation of wildlife and public lands in New Mexico and West Texas.


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Upcoming events

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